Edith Scott Oliver, 91 of Smith Mountain Lake passed away Oct 12, 2020 at Richfield Recovery & Care Center.
Edith was born in Vinton December 5, 1928 to Lera and William Scott. She was one of nine children and graduated from William Byrd High School. Soon after, she met and married husband Roy. They were married 60 years until Roy’s death in 2006, having two sons Ronald and David.
She was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church, a volunteer librarian and nurses aide, an avid reader and gardener. She will be most remembered as being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her kind and gentle nature was one of a true southern lady.
Edith was preceded in death by husband Roy Oliver and son Ronald Oliver. She is survived by son David Oliver and wife Lisa of Salem, sister Patsy Hopkins of Roanoke, daughter in law Cynthia Oliver of Roanoke, grandchildren Clayton Oliver of Salem, Wesley Oliver of Norfolk, Hannah Oliver of Richmond, January Oliver Zubke of Maine, Morgan Oliver of Charlotte, Sophia Oliver of Roanoke, great grandchildren Ivy Oliver, Titus and Teklin Oliver, Lola, Willow, Ozzy and Luna Zubke, great-great grandchildren Sunny and Ferrah.
The family expresses many thanks to the care Edith received at all levels of the Richfield Recovery and Care Center.
A private graveside service will be held Friday.
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