Edith Elizabeth Smith Brewster

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Edith Elizabeth Smith Brewster, age 86 of Wytheville, VA passed away peacefully on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the home of her daughter. She was born March 18, 1933 and was a daughter of the late Ernest B. and Matilda Viola Sparks Smith.
Mrs. Brewster was a retired Inventory Manager, having worked for many years at Tazewell Community Hospital. She was a lady who enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved to clean house and work in her flower beds. Edith was a member of the Faith Freewill Baptist Church in Wytheville, VA. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Graham C. Brewster; two sisters, Sylvia Reams and Lillian Brewster; four brothers, Raymond Smith, Lawrence Smith, Edward Smith and the Rev. Roy Lee Smith.
Those who survive to cherish her memory include her daughters, Jane Crockett and husband, Frank (with whom she made her home) of Wytheville, VA and Kathy Nelson and husband, Roger of Unionville, VA; two sisters, Elsie Combs and husband, Ben of Lebanon, VA and Shirley Presley of Pounding Mill, VA; two brothers, Ernest B. Smith, Jr. of Wytheville, VA and George Smith and wife, Phyllis of Princeton, WV; two granddaughters, Regina Richardson and husband, Kenny of Locust Grove, VA and Tanessa Carter and husband, Josh of Stephens City, VA; two grandsons, Shane Nelson of Orange, VA and Justin Crockett and wife, Ashly of Lexington, NC; ten great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends also survive.
Funeral services for Edith Elizabeth Smith Brewster will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with the Rev. David Osborne officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:00 p.m. noon on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mrs. Brewster and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 14, 2019
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