Edna S. Drye
1914 – 2012
CANTON — Edna Smathers Drye, 97, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at MedWest-Haywood Hospital.
A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Turner and Mollie Massie Smathers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Leonard Drye, who passed away in 2005. Edna was a member of Morning Star United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.
She is survived by a son, Stephen Cox, and his wife, Sue, of Canton; and three grandchildren, Stephanie Wright, Mitchell and Nathan Cox; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Revs. Doug Love and David Ortigoza officiating. Burial will follow at Morning Star Cemetery. The family ...