Edith Virginia Sunderman

Edith Virginia Sunderman, 79, of Newport passed away at 4:30am, Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born July 3, 1938, in Wade, Ohio, to Carl Lee and Mabel Davis Lee Noble.

Edith was a homemaker, wife and loving mother. She was a member of Newport Baptist Church. On September 15, 1954, she married Franklin D. Sunderman who preceded her in death on December 22, 2004.

Edith is survived by 3 sons and 2 daughters: Dexter (Laura) Sunderman of Hartselle, AL, Victor Sunderman of Newport, Vivian (Earl) Lewis of Williamstown, Regenia (Michael) Ward of Marietta, Bryon (Tammie) Sunderman of Newport; 7 grandchildren: Kevin (Vicki) Sunderman, Brian P. (Taryn) Sunderman, Nichole (Dustin) Sunderman, Bryon J. (Stephanie) Sunderman, Shaun (Kristah) Ward, Jason (Marcy) Ward, Curtis Sunderman; 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Bucky (Vicki) Lee and 2 sisters, Lou (Jack) Boley and Mary (Steve) De Vriedt and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Merle Lee, sister Sue Adams, daughter-in-law Nikki Sunderman.

Funeral services will be held on Friday (Dec. 8) at 11:00 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with burial following in Newport Cemetery. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 4 until 8 p.m.. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.Lankfordfh.com.