Edith May Murrey St John Myers of West Chester
Edith May Murrey St John Myers was born July 20, 1940 in West Chester, PA to the late Wilson Murrey and Laura Flowers Murrey. Edith departed this life on Oct. 12, 2016 at the Brandywine Hospital surrounded by her children & grandchildren.
In her childhood years, she was educated in the West Chester Area School District. She also attended St. Paul Baptist Church during this time of her life.
Edie was formerly employed throughout the years at Pepperidge Farms, Kmart & Value City from which she retired.
In her leisure time, Edie really enjoyed traveling, reading and spending time with her family. Her most favorite thing she LOVED was playing the card game rummy 500 with her sisters.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 siblings, Isabelle, William & Daryl; 1 greatgrandson Zyi - Meek Hines and 1 great- great-grandson Jalen Washington Jr.
Edie leaves to cherish her memory 3 sons, James St John, William St John (Kimo), Jeffery St John, 4 daughters, Doreen St John Rice (Earl), Lara Jennings (John), Edith St John Fleshman (David) Jeannette St John; 33 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 6 greatgreat-grandchildren; her longtime companion of 32 years, George Thomas and extended family, Sandra, Jason, Rodney, Timothy, Marcus & Michelle; 3 brothers, Wilson Murrey (Christine), Calvin Murrey (Sonia), Jesse Murrey (Lois); 5 sisters Shirley Hugan, Patricia Murrey, Jean Bowers (William), Laura Mc Kim and JoLynn Murrey; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Though she is gone from our presence, she will never be gone from our hearts.
Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation on Friday, October 21, 2016 from 9-11am at the DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 N. Church St. West Chester, PA 19380, 610-6961181, www.DellaFH.com; followed by her funeral service at 11:00am.
Interment will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park, West Chester, PA.