Edith M. Belcher

March 31, 1921 ‒ December 26, 2005

Sparta, Ohio

Edith M. Belcher, age 84 of Sparta passed away early Monday morning, December 26, 2005 at Heartland of Centerburg.

She was born on May 31, 1921 in Fulton to the late William and Alta (Coleman) Burson. A lifelong area resident, first and foremost she was a wife, mother, and grandmother. Family Sunday dinners, were a must, as well as keeping her family in order. She enjoyed bowling in her younger years, red birds, working puzzles, and collecting crystals.

Survived by children: Jeannette (Howard) Saunders of Marengo, Patrick (Lillie) Belcher of Sparta, Deloris (John) White of Marion, Kay (Richard) Nichols of Centerburg, 15 Grandchildren, Numerous Great-grandchildren and Great-great-grandchildren, and Sister: Grace Stinehelfer, Nieces, and Nephews.

Preceded in death by Husband of 46 years: Clarence “Ikey” Belcher on Dec. 31, 1983 and Son: James Belcher.

Friends may call Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 229, Marengo, where services will be held Thursday 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Rob Musick officiating, interment Bloomfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Assoc., P.O. Box 634445, Cincinnati, OH 45263-4445.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.