Edith Melvina House Boling, 98, died on Saturday, May 18 (2019). Funeral ist 2 p.m., Thursday, May 23, at Coffman Funeral Home in Jasper with Rev. Steven Livengood officiating. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery in Vendor. Visitation will be one hour prior to services, beginning at 1p.m.
Formerly of Red Bud, Illinois, she was born in Low Gap, on March 20, 1921. She was the third of five children of Delhi and Lewis House. She was married to James Doyle Boling on March 22, 1942, in Jasper. The minister was Cain Boling, her future father-in-law. Edith and Doyle had four children, Anita Ann Boling Alka, Jimmie Ranetta Boling Adams, John David Boling (deceased) and Rita Kay Boling. There are five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.