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September 11, 2013

Edith A. Van Sickle

Oct. 13, 1928 - Sept. 6, 2013

ANDERSON — Edith Audrey Van Sickle, 84, Anderson, passed away Sept. 6, 2013, at Bethany Pointe Health Campus, Anderson, after an extended illness.

She was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Jersey City, N.J., moving to Anderson in 1949. She lived in this area all her life.

She was a longtime member of the Anderson North Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Edie enjoyed life and the ability to talk to persons about the Bible's hope for the future under God's Kingdom.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death, with her husband Richard dying on March 1, 2005. They had five children, Edith Marie (died as a baby), Richard A. and wife Joddie Van Sickle of Noblesville, Elaine A. Van Sickle of Texas, Timothy S. and wife Pam Van Sickle of Anderson, Clifford W. Van Sickle of Anderson. Grandchildren: Nathaniel S. Van Sickle, Angela R. Van Sickle, Nicholas L. Jackson, Neale W. Van Sickle, Sarah A. Van Sickle, Caitlin M. Van Sickle and Jessica R. Van Sickle. Also surviving are several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She will also be sadly missed by several dear friends in the congregation.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Edith Templeton; and a brother, Walter Templeton.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson North Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses with Elder William Houser officiating. Cremation will take place.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Anderson North Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 3110 E. Cross St., Anderson.

Memorial contributions if desired can be given to Jehovah's Witnesses, and will be used for the Worldwide Work.

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