Edith Arthur

Obituary of Edith Mayberry Arthur

Please share a memory of Edith to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.

Edith Mayberry Arthur, 94, of Thaxton, passed away May 31, 2024 at the Spring Oak Retirement Facility (Elks Home). She was born July 22, 1929 in Campbell County - the eldest child of Susie and Alvin Mayberry. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 55 years, Shellie Arthur, her brother, Rex Mayberry, and her special friend of 10 years, Charles Ford. 

Edith graduated from Altavista High School and earned her nursing degree from the Sheltering Arms Hospital School of Practical Nursing in Richmond. She worked in health care for 40 years. Retirement allowed her to enjoy camping at Emerald Isle, gardening, crocheting, and spending time with family and friends. 

Left to cherish her memory are her sister, Linda Pierce, brother, Steve Mayberry (Wanda), granddaughter, Leigh Ann Ellis (Chris), great-grandsons, Zane and Sawyer Ellis, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Edith was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and in later years attended Pecks Baptist Church.

No service is planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Friends of the Bedford County Animal Shelter.

Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.


To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Edith Arthur, please visit our Tree Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Edith
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the Updike Funeral Home Staff
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Edith Arthur

In Loving Memory

Edith Arthur

1929 - 2024

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Edith Arthur
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by planting a tree in memory of Edith Arthur.
Plant a tree in memory of Edith
Share Your Memory of