September 4, 1924 - February 14, 2018
Phebe Edington, 93, passed away Wednesday evening, February 14, 2018 at the Bluffton Regional Hospital. Phebe was born September 4, 1924 in Newton, Mississippi to Jefferson Davis and Alice Jordan Rogers. She moved to Bluffton in 1934 and graduated from Bluffton High School in 1942. She was a graduate of International Business College. Phebe was employed for 24 years as secretary with the Bluffton Harrison School District, retiring in 1984. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, TOPS, KOPS and the American Legion Auxiliary. She served on the Harrison Township Advisory Board. Phebe married Eugene Edington June 7, 1945. They shared 56 years of marriage. Her husband preceded her in death September 11, 2001. She is survived by 4 sons, Jack (Vickie) of Mount Vernon Iowa, Tom (Michelle) of Syracuse, Ned (Sally) of Fort Wayne and Max (Jo Ann) of Richland Washington. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; Grace (Glen) Vitatoe, Rachel (Jamie) Branyan, Ben (Alina Velazquez) Edington, Libby (Bryant) Eismeier, Donovan (Cassandra Woodward) Edington, Kimberly (Justin) Maser, Gena (Thomas) LaMothe, Hannah Edington, Jordan Edington and Ryan Edington. Phebe's great grandchildren are Ava Baumgartner, Alex Aquire, Maris Branyan, Violet Baumgartner, Jackson Vitatoe, Riley Branyan, Silvia Edington, Eleanor Eismeier, Jack Eismeier, Gabriel Maser, Phoebe Eismeier and Simone Edington. She was preceded in death by her husband Gene, her sister Alice Joyce McLean and her great granddaughter, Vivian Baumgartner. Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday (February 20, 2018) at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Pastor Les Cantrell will officiate. Calling hours will be from 2 to 8 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Six Mile Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bluffton Parks and Recreation Department or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends can send online condolences to the family at www.thomarich.com.
Phebe Edington, 93, passed away Wednesday evening, February 14, 2018 at the Bluffton Regional Hospital. Phebe was born September 4, 1924 in Newton, Mississippi to Jefferson Davis and Alice Jordan Rogers. She moved to Bluffton in 1934 and... View Obituary & Service Information
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