Born March 2, 1947 in Russell County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Earnest Cova Popplewell and Alta Bray Popplewell. She was a long time employee of Liberty Sportswear and Fruit of the Loom and retired from Kentucky Department of Transportation. Edith was a member of the Thomas Ridge Christian Church.
Survivors include her beloved husband, Jackie Roy, whom she married July 23, 1966; a son, Dennis (and Tonya) Roy of Dunnville; daughter, Tammy (and Frankie) Luttrell of Dunnville; a grandchild, Ryan Luttrell; brother, Jerry Whittle of Jamestown; four sisters, Louise Reeder of Jamestown, Patsy Hudson of Jamestown; Janice Wall of Russell Springs, and Billie Jo Mann of Livingston, Tennessee.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Earl Popplewell.
Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at McKinney- Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Hershel Lawhorn officiating. Burial will follow in Thomas Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. until funeral service.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at www.mckinneybrown.com.