Edith Ellen Chopson, 100

Edith Ellen Chopson, 100, of Andrews, died at 1:35 pm Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at her home.

She was born June 29, 1915, in Wells County, to Edward and Alta (Fleetwood) Chopson.

Edith worked at General Tire and Rubber Co. in Wabash 35 years retiring in 1975, and also served as the clerk-treasurer of Andrews. She was a member of the Andrews United Methodist Church and AARP. She enjoyed family dinners, get-togethers, sewing, playing bingo and dominoes. She was a frequent traveler, and wintered in Florida for several years. Edith frequently visited the Wabash and Huntington senior centers, and hosted a domino party every Friday in her home.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Douglas (Barb) Chopson of Wabash, Cheryl Chopson of Andrews, Pam Chopson of North Manchester, Indiana, and Kathy (Mike) Eviston of Wabash, and their families.  She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2015 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash, with Pastor Rodger Smith officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Andrews.  Friends may call 9:30 - 11 am Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Parkview Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Edith may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Oct 06