Edith M. Shepley, Lampe, Missouri, daughter of Harry and Alice (Warrick) Lewis was born on September 5, 1929 in Newton, Iowa and departed this life on February 3, 2011, in Skaggs Community Hospital, Branson, Missouri, at the age of 81. Graveside service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the Colfax Cemetery in Colfax, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 6, 2011, from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. at Coburn Funeral Home in Colfax. Condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com.
Edith was a homemaker and had lived in Cass Lake, Minnesota and Lampe, Missouri for the past 20 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, James R. Shepley; a brother, Harry Lewis and a granddaughter, Danielle Chambers.
Survivors include; her husband, Norman Spears of Lampe; one son, James "Mike" (Lona) Shepley of Madrid, Iowa; three daughters, Benita (Gary) Porter of Lampe, Missouri, Kristie (Danny) Chambers of Cass Lake, Minnesota and Penny Haupt of Park Rapids, Minnesota; two brothers, Clifford Lewis of Ankeny, Iowa and Darwin Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
I will always remember Edith as a kind person.
I will always remember growing up in Polk City,living down the street from Edith. I was friends with her daughter Penny Jo and we had alot of good times going back and forth from her house to mine.....good memories of those days. I got to wish Edith a Happy 80th Birthday when she was in Iowa in 2009. I am sure glad I got to visit with her, even if it was a short one. Now she is in the hands of God, no better place to be than that.
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