Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 12, 2011 11:33 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Edith C. Whitney died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at The Ohio Eastern Star Home. She was 91 years old. She was born in Dansville, Mich., and was a homemaker all her life.

She is survived by her daughters, Pamela (Eugene) Gray and Lottie (Craig) Shira; grandchildren, Sarah Martin, Edith Martin Thompson, Zebulon Martin, Amy Shira Bernicken, Kelly Shira; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Charles W. Whitney, in 2009.

There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Private online condolences may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Edith C. Whitney.

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