Edith R. Tweed, age 87 of Aledo, formerly of Keithsburg, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at Genesis West, Davenport, Iowa.
Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 29, 2014, with visitation 1 hour prior, at the First Christian Church in Keithsburg, Illinois. Rev. Chuck Reynolds will officiate. Interment will be at Greenmound Cemetery in Keithsburg. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or the Keithsburg Playground Fund.
She was born on August 10, 1927 in Canada, the daughter of Grant Elmer and Maud Whitehall Truman. She graduated from High School and then attended the former Moline Public Hospital Nursing School as a LPN with High Honors. She married Allen Wayne Tweed on October 10, 1946 in Keithsburg, Illinois. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1988.
Surviving is a son, Anthony Joseph Tweed of Moline, Illinois; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Tweed of Keithsburg, Illinois; three granddaughters, Angela (Sam) King of New Boston, Amanda (Jason) Kilgore of Monmouth, Illinois, Rebecca (Shaun) Tippie of Keithsburg, Illinois; seven great-grandchildren, Derek and Caleb King, Collin and Isabella Kilgore, Carson and Cannon Tippie, and Tyler Tweed. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Mike Tweed, one brother and sister-in-law, Duane (Joan) Truman, and one grandson Joey Davidson.
She worked a short time for the Mercer County Hospital and the Mercer County Nursing Home as a LPN. She enjoyed painting, sewing, crocheting, and quilting. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Keithsburg, Illinois and its Christian Women Fellowship.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.