Edith (Pursell) Waugh, 86, passed away January 8, 2021. She was born July 23, 1934, to the late William and Dorothy Pursell. She was a homemaker who loved babies and taking care of them. She also enjoyed cooking, being with family, going to the beach, reading the Bible, watching musicals, and dancing and singing in private. She was a member of the Sumter Seventh-day Adventist Church in Sumter, SC.
In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Leslie Waugh, Sr; son, Mark Daniel Waugh; brothers, William Pursell, Richard Pursell, and Joe Pursell; and three sisters, Dorothy Hanous, Loretta Jendrus, and Donna Bush.
She is survived by six children, Leslie (Christiane) Waugh, Jr, Wenonah Lilley, Lelia (Terry) Harris, Marchetta Waugh, Alesia (Eric) Psolla, and Mark (JoAlyce) Waugh; daughter-in-law, Anne Waugh; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and sister, Karen Parks.
A drop-in memorial service will be held at the VFW Post 9904 in North Canton, OH, on Friday, January 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.