Edith Newton Wise Hunt of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ernest S. Newton and Hallie Derr Newton, was born March 26, 1924 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 10:03 A.M., Tuesday, August 31, 2021 in Campbellsville. Age: 97
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Palestine Baptist Church.
Edith was a hard worker and former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville. She later retired from Taylor Regional Hospital.
Edith united in marriage to Maurice Wise and he preceded her in death. To this union, five sons were born. She later united in marriage to Charles E. Hunt June 2, 2001 and he preceded her in death August 11, 2005.
She was soft spoken and kind person who loved working in flowers and quilting. Edith was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.
She is survived by three sons: R. W. Wise and Lynette of Campbellsville, Everett Wise and Debbie of Shepherdsville and Michael Wise and Chuck Merritt of Norfolk, Virginia; five grandchildren: Chuck Wise of Elizabethtown, Brandon Wise and Jenna of Connecticut, Brian Wise and Angie and Terry Wise of Louisville and Christi Kidwell and Chris of Campbellsville; five great-grandchildren: Cass Kidwell, Cole Kidwell, Clark Kidwell, Logan Wise and Chip Wise; special niece, Brenda and Richard Page of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by two sons: Charles Wise and Jerry Wise and one brother, Malcolm Newton.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M., Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. Jason Keltner
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens