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Edith Longstreth

July 29, 1922 June 28, 2013
Edith Longstreth
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Obituary for Edith Longstreth

Edith B. Longstreth, 90, of Granville, W.Va. (formerly of Aleppo, Pa.) died Friday, June 28, 2013 in the Sundale Nursing Home, Morgantown, W.Va. after being in failing health for the past two years.She was born July 29, 1922 in Aleppo, Pa. a daughter of the late James Garfield and Lutie Myrtle McCracken Jones and had resided in Granville since 1961.Mrs. Longstreth was a member of the Aleppo Brethren Church.She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, playing bingo and watching TV game shows as long as health permitted.Mrs. Longstreth was a graduate of the former Aleppo High School and earned her LPN certification from the Mongalia County (W.Va.) Vo Tech.She was employed as an LPN by the WVU Hospital in Morgantown for approximately 18 years prior to retiring 1985.On June 19, 1940 she married Paul Edward Longstreth who died February 19, 1967.Surviving are a daughter, Martha Jane Longstreth, with whom she shared a home, of Granville, W.Va.; two sons, Edward L., husband of Mary Longstreth of Morgantown, W.Va. and Ted L., husband of Letha Longstreth of Waynesburg, Pa.; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are a sister, Helen Simms; six brothers, Harry, Howard, Clyde, Charles, Robert and Carl Jones.

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