Edith Grant Flythe, 88, of Jackson, North Carolina, received her eternal reward with God peacefully and prayerfully with family by her side on Saturday, November 28, 2009.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, and caring sister. She retired from Northampton County Public Schools as an elementary teacher. She enjoyed serving in various leadership roles in the Delta Kappa Gamma teacher honor society. She loved her church and her church family. She exemplified her Christian life by her faith and enriched other lives with joy and kindness.
She was the widow of Marvin Jackson Flythe, also preceding her in death are her mother, Lena Augustus Robinson, her father, William Watkins Grant, two sisters; Virginia Grant Woodruff and Rebecca Grant Guthrie, and one brother, William W. Grant.
She is survived by a daughter, Greta Flythe of Jackson, North Carolina, one son, Jack Flythe and his wife Shari of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and two grandsons; Andy Flythe of Greensboro, North Carolina and Jamie Flythe of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, also surviving are two sisters; Mildred Grant Bolton and Evelyn Grant Doughtie, both of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, one brother, Marshall Grant and his wife, Marie of Garysburg, North Carolina, a sister-in-law, Helen F. Boone of Como, North Carolina, several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Esther Parker of Murfeesboro, North Carolina.