Edith Rexroad, 82 - Spencer

Edith Rexroad, 82 of Spencer, West Virginia, passed away Monday, January 12 after a brief illness.

She was born in Progress, Braxton County, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Jesse and Lona Frame Rexroad. She retired from C&P Telephone Company in Charleston. During World War II, she worked in Detroit, Michigan, building airplanes for the war effort. She was a West Virginia Cultural Center state champion quilter and has sold quilts across the United States and Canada.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Busch Denbigh and son-in-law, John M. Denbigh of Spencer; grandson, Peter B. S. Denbigh and granddaughter-in-law Alison Varner Denbigh of Harrisonburg, Virginia; and two brothers, Harold Rexroad and Kenneth Rexroad both of Gassaway, West Virginia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bayward Rexroad and a sister, Opal Rollyson.

A memorial visitation will be held Thursday, January 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the MacIntosh Mansion in Spencer. Her body was cremated. John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Nature Conservancy, 4245 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203 or phone (800) 628-6860, with reference to account number 11942526.