Edith Eleanore Menendez, 91, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Kansas City, MO, where she had made her home the last several years with her son. Edith was born in Clarksburg on September 18, 1926, a daughter of the late Daniel Koontz Sr. and Virginia Brannon Koontz. Mrs. Menendez was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, David Menendez on April 15, 2004.
Edith is survived by one son, David M. Menendez and wife Rita of Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren: Michelle Menendez of Kansas City, MO, and Michael Menendez and wife Bethany of Pittsburgh, PA; and one sister-in-law, Anita Menendez of Clarksburg. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband Edith was preceded in death by two brothers: Charles Koontz and Dan Koontz Jr.; a sister, Caroline Shetzel; a sister-in-law, Flora Koontz; and brother-in-law, William Shetzel.
Edith was a graduate of Victory High School class of 1943, and worked as an accounts receivable clerk at Credit Bureau in Canton, OH. She was a member of the United Methodist Temple Church in Clarksburg, as well as the Senior Citizens Center where she was very active when her health permitted. While living in Missouri Edith was a member of the Platte Woods Methodist Church in Platte Woods, MO. She also enjoyed Bingo and was a member of the Bridge Club.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 10am until the funeral hour at 12Noon with Pastor Dustin McCune presiding. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Edith’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association via the web at alz.org or Alzheimer's Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.