The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 9, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, January 9, 2013


Edith Virginia Wyatt

LERONA — Edith Virginia Wyatt, 84, of Nelson’s Personal Care Home on the Glenwood Park Road, formerly of Pine Grove Road, Lerona, died Monday, January 6, 2014.

Edith was born on April 18, 1929, at Lerona and was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Annettia Bragg Crews.  

Edith loved the outdoors, the gardening, working with her flowers, the birds singing, really enjoyed the colorful fall foliage and spending time with her grandchildren. She worked for 17 years in the food and service department of Concord College and retired from Pipestem State Park having worked in the Gift Shop and also secretary in the maintenance department. She was a member of the Lerona United Methodist Church.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Wilson Junior Wyatt, one brother Ernest Hershel “Tommy” Crews, one sister, Florence Rebecca Goff and one half-brother, Dewey Crews.

She will be lovingly remembered by her four children and their spouses, Roger Wyatt and his wife Loretta and Rita Walls and her husband Tom both of Lerona, Wanda Goode and her husband Randy of Eades Mill Road, Princeton, W.Va. and Teri Smith and her husband Tony of Scott Depot, W.Va.

Eight grandchildren, Tammy Slaughter and husband David of Bethlehem, NC, Shannon Goode of Mebane, NC, Ashley Walls and special friend Michael Reed of Princeton, WV, Derek Walls and special friend Tascia Hughes and Montanna Walls all of Lerona, WV, Caleb, Korey, and Olivia Smith of Scott Depot, WV.   

Six step-grandchildren, Jimmy Lilly, Emily Griffith and husband Dylan, Tommy Walls Jr. and wife Regina, Angie Walker and husband Mike and Stephen Walls and wife Jill, all of Princeton, WV, Tiffany Bishop and husband Brian of Speedway, W.Va.; 13 great-grandchildren, 11 step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild.

Two sisters, Lorene Wyatt and husband Charlie of Lerona, and Shelva Jean Killen and her husband Fred of Falling Waters, W.Va. A host of nieces and nephews. Special friend and caregiver, Shelby Nelson of Princeton.

We will celebrate the life of Edith Virginia Wyatt at the Lerona United Methodist Church on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Pastor David White officiating. Burial will follow in the Crews Family Cemetery on the Pine Grove Road at Lerona.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, January 10, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.  

Online condolences may be sent by visiting

The Wyatt family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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