Born Sept. 6, 1934 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Bernard and Lizzie (Jones) Edwards.
Edith was retired from Indiana University.
Surviving relatives include her children: Chris Carpenter of Williamsville, N.Y., Danny Carpenter and Candace Cooper both of Bloomington; three brothers, Richard Edwards of Rockledge, Fla., Donald Edwards of Ellettsville, and John Wayne Edwards of Solsberry; three sisters, Shirley Davis of Hamond, Margaret Blank of Fort Myers, Fla., and Juanita Marie Pless of Sullivan. She has 10 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel Eugene Carpenter on June 15, 2010 and her parents.
There is no public visitation.
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 3 p.m. at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bloomfield with the Rev. Arlen Pope officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences are available to the family at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .