Edith M. “Edie” Colvin

KSCB News - April 11, 2011 12:00 am

Edith M. “Edie” Colvin 77, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS.

She was born December 12, 1933 in Salina , Kansas the daughter of Troy and Marquerite (Fritz) Melton.

A longtime resident of Liberal, she attended Faith Tabernacle Church , and managed various restaurants.

On November 17, 1952 she married Billy W. Colvin at Alva , OK . He died Jan. 23, 1998.

She is survived by

3 Sons Steven W. Colvin Liberal, KS

Ricky L. Colvin and wife Marvina Liberal, KS

Jeffrey T. Colvin Liberal, KS

1 Daughter Cindy L. Schaffer and husband Neal Tyrone , OK

2 Brothers Harold (Bob) Melton and wife Genevieve Kingman , KS

Donald Melton and wife Helen Kingman , KS

1 Sister Delores Lemley Kansas City , MO

9 Grandchildren Jamey Holman, Eric Colvin, Richard Colvin, Macy Tottey, Catherine Colvin, Adrienne Colvin, Sarah Schaffer, Jason Schaffer, Jonathan Schaffer

6 Great-Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Melvin and Carl Melton.

Funeral Service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 13th at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rex Petty presiding. Burial will be at Restlawn Cemetery .

Visitation time will be 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monday and 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday with the family to receive friends from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Tuesday at Brenneman Funeral Home.

Memorials contributions may be sent to the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Seward County in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Liberal , KS 67901

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com