Born 4-21-1929 -- Died 11-8-2003
Edyth Inez Steele, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late Raymond and Gladys Talley Crotts was born April 21, 1929, in Viola. She died Nov. 8, 2003, at Viola at the age of 74.
Edyth spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and a homemaker. She was saved and baptized as a young girl at the Flora Baptist Church as she began her dedication to the Lord.
She was a member of the Enterprise Baptist Church.
Survivors include Jesse Ray Steele, James and Judy Pruitt, Billy and Lisa Steele, Lynn Crotts, Cody Steele, Kayla Steele and Tailer Steele. She was preceded in death by Raymond and Gladys Crotts, Troy Pruitt and Lorene Crotts.
The funeral service was Nov. 10 at Enterprise Baptist Church near Viola with John Hodges and Ray Taffer both officiating. Interment was in Flora Cemetery near Viola with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Charles Sherman, James Carroll, Dennis Williams, Carl Shrable, Perry Riggs and Junior Hickman.
Honorary pallbearers were Pascal Shrable, Doyle Shrable, Ordene Barker and Larry Luther.
Memorials are preferred to the Enterprise Baptist Church.