Edith Elanor Holmes (Scott) was born to parents Frank and Kathryn Scott at the family farm at Harrington, Washington on March 2, 1919. She passed away at home November 5, 2013.
Edith grew up on the family farm and attended school in Harrington for 12 years—upon graduation she attended Seattle Pacific Collage and graduated with a degree in Math and Science. She met Stuart Holmes while attending S.P.C. After her graduation she married Stuart in a beautiful yard wedding on the farm in Harrington on Aug. 17, 1940.
Edith worked in Seattle at the Navel Accounting Agency. When Stuart was sent overseas (U.S. Navy) she returned home to help on the farm. Upon Stuart’s discharge from the Navy they moved to Spokane while Stuart took refresher classes at Deaconess Hospital. Upon completing this they moved to Oroville and started their medical practice. They lived in Oroville ever since.
Dr. Stuart Holmes preceded her in passing on Sept. 12, 1993 Edith continued to live in the house that they built until her passing. Edith was a very busy person. She was very active in her church, where she taught Sunday school to the little ones to the eldest ones. She was an avid gardener just driving by her home was proof of this. She was a photographer and loved to travel the hills and take pictures. She enjoyed going huckleberry-picking right up to her last years of life. She was also a photographer and loved to travel and take pictures. She loved to go to the hills. Edith and Dr. made their own Christmas cards from pictures they took on some of their trips in our area.
Edith is survived by her sister-in-law Marilyn Scott, Moscow, Idaho; brother-in-law Roy Kogle, Seattle, Wash; brother-in-law John Anderson, Issaquah, Wash.; nieces and nephews: Greg Scott and wife Joan, Chewelah, Wash., Wilber Scott and wife Connie, Spokane, Wash., Margaret Kogle, Surprise, Ariz., Paul Scott and wife Lori, Kirkland, Wash.; John Kogle and wife Roxie, Seattle, Wash., Tom Anderson and wife Jolie, Newcastle, Wash. and Crystal Anderson, Seattle, Wash.
She was proceeded in death by her husband, Stuart W. Holmes; father and mother, Frank C. Holmes and Kathryn Scott; brothers Arthur, Steve and Charles Scott and sisters Kathryn Kogle and Frances Anderson.
Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Oroville Free Methodist Church, Pastors John Jenkins and Rod Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Oroville Riverview Cemetery.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.
Edith Elanor Holmes