Edith L. Landreth was my 1st & 2nd grade teacher at Crane Creek Elementary when I started school in 1951.  I will always remember her with fondness.

Her obituary is dated 11/16/07  Bluefield Daily Telegraph and I think it would be a nice gesture if you would post it on the McComas web site.

I have know her family my entire life, and I know she will be missed.

Jim Spencer

Edith Lovern Landreth

PRINCETON Edith Lovern Landreth, age 95, of Princeton, died on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Fairlea following a short illness.

Born on May 20, 1912 in Crystal, she was a daughter of the late Dow Lovern and Flora Scott Lovern Carrico. She was mentored by China Harless of Crystal as a young youth. Mrs. Harless encouraged her to attend Concord College in Athens. She received her BS in elementary education and taught 22 years in Mercer County, 2 years in McDowell County and 16 years in Pinellass County in Largo, Fla.

She was a 50-year member of the OES Rock Chapter No. 130, and was a former member of the Valley Woman's Club in Green Valley and was a member of the Maple View Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Milton R. Landreth; brothers, Eugene Lovern and Hartzell Carrico; and sisters, Alma Hawkins and Else Shumate.

Left to cherish her memories are: Her daughter: Kazan Shaver and husband Robert of Lewisburg; granddaughter: Jennifer Baker and husband Rick of Lewisburg; two great granddaughters: Jessica and Laura Baker of Lewisburg; one sister: Margaret Magdalena of Harlingen, Texas; two brothers: Bill Carrico and wife Jean of Bluefield, John Carrico Jr. of Princeton; four nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Minister Tony Reed and the Rev. Paul Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.

Friends may call on Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home, where the Order of the Eastern Star No. 130 will conduct services at 2:30.

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Landreth family.

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