Edith Lavelle Witt Ward passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Ballad Hospice House in Bristol.
Mrs. Ward was born in Washington County, VA; daughter of the late Charles and Ethel Poston. She was employed locally at the Intermountain Telephone Co., Holston Defense, and Bennett and Edwards Insurance for a total of 29 years. She was a member of Blountville United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Witt, her second husband, William Ward and her brothers Eugene, Fred and James Poston. Left to cherish her memory are her sisters Roberta Galloway and Mary Campbell; her stepson Clarence Witt Jr.; sister-in-law Anna Poston Perry and several nieces and nephews.
The family will received friends from 1:00 to 2:00 PM on Friday, October 18, 2019 at East Tennessee Funeral Home, 2630 Hwy 75, Blountville, TN 37617. Funeral services will follow at 2PM with Pastor Susan Arnold of Blountville United Methodist Church. There will be a private graveside service to follow.
East Tennessee Funeral Home & Cemetery is honored to serve the family of Edith Lavelle Witt Ward.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials can be sent to Blountville United Methodist Church, 3390 Hwy 126, Blountville, TN 37617.