Edith M. Durst (1922 – 2012)

Edith M. Durst, 90 years, of West Unity, passed away Monday, September 24, 2012 at Hillside Country Living, rural Bryan.  Edith was born April 2, 1922 in Ripley, West Virginia, the daughter of Samuel Curtis and Edna (Pickens) Anderson.  She married Frederick durst on July 16, 1946 in Ripley, West Virginia, and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2000.  Edith was employed as a machine operator for Beatrice Frozen Specialties in Archbold for nearly 25 years, retiring in 1987.  She enjoyed reading, sewing and caring for her family.

Surviving is her son, Larry Roush of Letart, West Virginia; four daughters, Anna (Charles) Randolph of West Unity, Helen (Ray) Gordon of Leon, West Virginia, Linda (Robert) Gordon of Leon, West Virginia and Roma (Denver) Hunter of Bryan; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, granddaughter, Rebecca Roush, two brothers, Andy and Homer Anderson and one sister, Elvey Corker.

Funeral services for Edith M. Durst were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 206 North Lynn Street, Bryan with Pastor Nick Woodall officiating.  Interment followed in Floral Grove Cemetery, West Unity.  Visitation for Edith was held from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 in the funeral home.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the Patient Activity Fund at Hillside Country Living, 09876 county Road 16, Bryan, Ohio 43506.

Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com

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