Edith Allen Goodrich, 93, Bidwell, Ohio, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012, in Abbyshire Place, Bidwell. Born June 21, 1919, to the late Richard and Mary Alice (Baumann) Allen at Springfield Center, N.Y., she earned her B.A. in Secondary Education from Cornell University and later earned her Master’s Degree. As an educator for more than 37 years, she was the head of the English Department in the Royal Oak, Michigan School District. She was a member of the Michigan Retired Teachers Association; the Sunshine Girls of Milton, Fla.; the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Pensacola, Fla.; attended Grace United Methodist Church, Gallipolis, Ohio, and enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.
Edith is survived by sons, Daniel (Denise) Goodrich, Bidwell, Ohio, and David (Mary) Goodrich, Wichita Falls, Texas; grandchildren, Matthew, Christopher and Daniel Goodrich and Kelli, Michael and Danielle Goodrich; great-grandchildren, Elrik, Reanna and Chasen.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Goodrich; brothers, George and David Allen and sisters, Florence Cash and Olivet Allen.
A memorial service will be conducted 6 p.m., Monday, August 27, 2012, in the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, with Rev. Bill Thomas officiating. A gathering of friends will be held at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m., Monday.
Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.