Edith Proctor, 82, of Milan passed away Saturday afternoon, August 17, 2013 at Elyria Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born September 10, 1930 in Putney, West Virginia to the late Bartley Samuel (1878 -1951) and Florence (Elswick) Spangler (1888-1951).
Edith was the owner/operator of Edith's Beauty Salon in Milan for over 30 years. She was very active in the community. She was member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Sally DeForest Chapter holding numerous offices, the AMVETS, American Legion Post #527, where she was a lifetime auxiliary member, The Norwalk VFW Post #83, Norwalk Computer Club, and she volunteered with Stein Hospice. In her spare time she was always on the go, she enjoyed dancing, sewing, gardening, painting, genealogical research, and most of all spending time with her family.
She is survived by her, son Bartley Proctor Sr. of Milan; five grandchildren, Bartley (Beverly) Proctor Jr., Jennifer Proctor, Emily (William Perry) Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Roger (Ryan Reising) Proctor II; eleven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by late husbands, Kenneth Proctor (1923-2005), and Donald E. Benson in 2011; son Roger Proctor I (1952-2011); infant great-grandson, Tyler Richard Dean in 1993; and ten siblings, Victoria (1907-1911), Leonard (1912-1933), Gertrude (1915-1916), Hershell (1922-1929), Rufus (1909- 1974), Helen (1914-1977), Raymond (1917-1983), Opal (1920-1993), Myrtel (1924-1997), and Joe (1926-1972).
Friends may call, Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 4-7 PM at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory 1 South Main St. Milan, Ohio. Friends may also call on Friday, August 23, 2013 from 9:30 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00AM at the funeral home. Pastor Bill Enderle will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Milan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.
On-line condolences may be made to www.grofffuneralhomes.com