June 28, 1936 - Feb. 24, 2012
OBERLIN, Kansas -- Edith Lorraine (Troxell) Persinger, age 75 of Oberlin, Kansas passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin, Kansas.
Edith was born in Culbertson, Nebraska on June 28, 1936, to Homer Ira and Myrtle E. (Barnes) Troxell the youngest of nine children. Edith graduated from McCook High School in 1954.
Edith married Donald Fuller on Feb. 14, 1956, and to this union two children were born. She later married Royse Persinger on March 13, 1966, and to this union two children were born.
During Edith's adult life she lived in Parks, Nebraska, Atwood, Kansas, Trenton, Nebraska, Morse, Texas and most recently, Oberlin. In addition to being a homemaker, Edith worked for Ideal Laundry, was a house parent for Beamguard School, a dispatcher in Trenton and also cooked at the Frontier Restaurant in Oberlin.
Edith is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald Fuller, infant son, Daniel Fuller, husband, Royse Persinger, granddaughter, Chelsie Davis, grandson, Chad Davis, four brothers, Jack Troxell, Maurice Troxell, Gale Troxell, and Homer Troxell Jr., and four sisters, Virginia Lorimer, Peggy Ramsor, Rita Jilg, and Barbra Unger.
Edith is survived by her daughters, Debra and husband, Scott Davis of Morse, Texas, and Deanna and husband, Doug Harrison of Lebanon, Nebraska and son, Dewight Persinger of Oberlin. Also surviving are four grandsons, Donnie and wife, Kasandra Davis and great-granddaughter, Kaylee Davis of Perryton, Texas, Aaron Harrison of Oberlin, Jimmy Harrison of Goodland, Kansas, and Stephen Harrison of Lebanon, Nebraska.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, from 1 to 8 p.m. at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home in McCook.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Duncan, officiating. Cremation will follow the service and a private inurnment will be held at a later date in the Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta, Nebraska.
Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangement. Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com to sign our online guestbook or leave a message of condolence for the family.