Edith Mae Thorpe
Feb 5, 1968 Feb 12, 2017
A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Leonard Craig and Shirley Taylor Creasman. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Martin Roosevelt Craig.
Edith was a teacher with Head Start for more than 10 years before becoming a CNA with Mission Hospitals where she worked for more than 10 years before retiring in December of 2015.
Surviving are her husband, Gary Alan Thorpe; daughters: Angela Mae Thorpe, and Marea Facundo; sisters: Vicki Sweat and husband Tim, and Nancy Hipps and husband Chris; brother, Joseph Leonard Craig, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 3 PM Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home with Rev. Daryl Overton officiating.
The family will receive friends for 1 hour prior to services on Thursday at the funeral home.
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