Edith L. Humphreys

July 3, 1926 - Jan. 16, 2018

Church Services for Edith L.Humphreys, 91, of Amherst were held on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at First United Methodist Church in Amherst. Officiating was Rev.Ted Wilson of Plainview and Rev. Kevin Phillips of Amherst. Edith moved to her eternal home on Jan. 16, 2018. Edith was born July 3, 1926 in Amherst to William Edward and Sallie Rhue Harmon Nicholson. She married John W. Humphreysin Clovis, New Mexico on May22, 1943. Edith is survived by three sons: Randy and wife, Dyanne of Lubbock, Ricky and wife, Pam of Sudan, and Kevin and wife, Deanna of Sudan; one sister, Karen Cary and husband, Galen of Lubbock.  She is also survived by six grandchildren, Randy Humphreys II, Trent Humphreys, Clint Humphreys, Mindy Kanewske, Kris Humphreys, Kasey Ledbetter and eleven great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephewsand cousins. She is proceeded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Morine Nicholson and Anna Lee Self; and one brother, Lavern  Nicholso She was a homemaker and wonderful cook.  Her hot rolls and Harmon noodles will be missed.  She also worked part-time outsidethe home at Producers Coop Gin in Amherst during ginning season; at Amherst Department Store; and at Hammons Funeral Home. Edith was the greatest Granny to her grandkids and great-grandkids. Edith was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Amherst, Amherst UMW, South Plains Hospital Auxillary in Amherst and Eastern Star. Burial was in Fairlawn Cemetery in Amherst, Texas.  Arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home.The family would like to thank the employees of Library of Legacies and Legacy of Love for their care and support.The family suggest memorials be sent to First United MethodistChurch or Amherst Fire Department/EMS

 

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