Edith May (McCorkle) Todd, 87, of Knightstown, passed away early on the morning of Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Addison Place in New Castle.
She was born October 21, 1930 in Carthage, Indiana, a daughter of the late Loren Ellsworth McCorkle and Lucille (Burton) McCorkle.
Edith married the love of her life, Kenneth E. Todd, on June 1, 1946 and together they enjoyed over 71 years of marriage until his death in December, 2017. She was a member of the Walnut Ridge Friends Meeting and had also been a member of Raysville Friends Meeting where she taught Sunday School and led the singing. Edith loved life, her family, and her flowers which were all over her house and gardens. She had worked for Eli Lily, May Hills, and also on her and her husband’s farm. She loved antiques and had owned a booth at the Antique Mall in Knightstown.
Those left to cherish Edith’s memory include her three children, Cathy Jean (husband: Rex) Kline of Knightstown, Michael E. (wife: Brenda) Todd of Pendleton, and Mark A (wife: Krysty) Todd of Sevierville, TN; 33 grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Kenneth E. Todd; a daughter, Janie Todd; a grandson Todd Aaron Kline; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, July 20, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Care in Knightstown with Pastors Denny DeWitt and Ron DeWitt officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Carthage.
Friends may call from 12:00 pm until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be offered to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at www.aspca.org. You may offer the family a personal condolence at www.heritagefuneralcares.com.
The Hunt family and staff are honored to serve the family of Edith Todd.