Visitation will be Thursday, January 6, 2022, 6-9 pm at East Union Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, January 7,2022 at County Line Mennonite Church, Dalton,OH. Burial following in the church cemetery. Spidell Funeral Home in Mt Eaton is handling the arrangements.
Edith A Heatwole (82) of North Lawrence, OH passed away peacefully on January 4, 2022.
She was born in Columbiana, OH on April 5, 1939 to Harvey and Susannah (Vanpelt) Shaum. She accepted Christ in her youth and was a faithful member of the Valley View Mennonite Church.
On July 17,1960 she married Myron Heatwole. He died December 29,2021. They shared 61 years together.
She is survived by children: Ellen (Jonathan) Steiner of Clarion, Pennsylvania; Mark (Marcella) Heatwole of North Lawrence, Ohio; Suetta (Larry) Geiser of Kirksville, Missourri; Joyce (Merle) Geiser of Apple Creek, Ohio; Janet (Edward) Martin of Whittemore, Michigan; Phyllis (Harlan) Sensenig of Conrath, Wisconsin; Marlene (Jonathan) Weaver of Bluford, Illinois; 53 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are six brothers: Jason (Lillian) Shaum of Columbiana,, OH;Virgil (Sally) of Apple Creek, OH; Elvin (Mary) Shaum, of Leetonia, OH; Melvin (Dorothy) Shaum of Snover, MI; Kenneth (Arlene) Shaum of Nappanee, IN; Raymond (Faye) Shaum of Orrville, OH; Two sisters, Kathryn (Martin) Bender of Grantsville, MD; Esther Shaum of Columbiana, OH.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Myron; one brother, Nelson Shaum; one grandchild, and one great-grandchild.