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DELAWARE, Ohio — Edith C. Fields, 77, of Delaware, died March 22, 2010, at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was born July 23, 1932, in Ironton to the late Clayton and Mildred (Fillgrove) Perkins.
Edith was a 1950 graduate of Ironton High School and a 1953 graduate of Christ Hospital School of Nursing. She also graduated from Western Kentucky University. As a Registered Nurse she had worked at Sunny Vee Nursing Home, Grady Memorial Hospital, Sara Moore Health Care Center and had been the Director of Nursing at Turtle Creek Convalescent Center in Bowling Green, KY. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and had been an active Girl Scout Leader.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Smith of Delaware and Dorothy Flowers of Virginia Beach, Va.; a son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Nancy Fields of Delaware, five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Jeane Glenn of Ironton and a sister-in-law, Dinah Evans of Columbus.
In addition to her parents Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Fields and a brother, William Perkins.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Saint Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Bruce Quatman officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Robinson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Missionary Fund, 28 E. William St., Delaware, Ohio, 43015 or the Ohio Health Homereach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio, 43015. Condolences may be expressed at www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc.com.