Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens

3176 Airport Highway, Alcoa, TN


Edith Ward Love

February 17, 1926November 22, 2019

Edith W Love, age 93 of Maryville, passed peacefully in her sleep on Friday Nov. 22, 2019 at home. Born in Rockford in 1926, she was predeceased by her parents; Benjamin Clair Ward and Ada Katherine Clabough, her brothers; Ray Donald Ward and Clyde Henry Ward, and her husbands; Grayson Jake Russell, Fern Stinnett and Hubert Clay Love Jr. Edith is survived by her brother, Paul Edward Ward and her five children; Patricia Ann Russell, Gary Grayson Russell, Judy Lucille Wade and husband, Danny, and Susan Diane Smith, all of Maryville, and Barbara Jean Caro and husband, Luis, of Woodstock, GA; grandchildren; Michael Byrd, Cristina Caro, Anthony Caro, Heather Russell, Jenna Wade Bryant, and Alex Wade; great grandchildren; Logan Byrd, Daylen Byrd and Owen Bryant; step-son, H.C. "Bert" Love III; plus many nieces, nephews, Ward and Clabough cousins. She was a long time member of Madison Ave Baptist Church and a 37 year member of Mary Blount Order of the Eastern Star #133. Special thanks to Blount Memorial Hospice Nurses, CNAs and Volunteer, Kayla, for taking such good care of our mother. Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 27th from 1-2pm with funeral services at 2pm and burial to follow at Sherwood Chapel.

Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, 3176 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701 865-970-2955. www.sherwoodchapel.com.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, November 27, 2019


Edith Ward Love

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Tina Hutton

November 27, 2019

Heartfelt condolences for the loss of your mother. She seemed like a sweet lady. May good memories bring you comfort during this time.💐

Paula (Ward) Underwood

November 26, 2019

My sweet Aunt Edith. What a strong woman you were! You leave big shoes to fill. I will remember you as a fighter. Love always, Paula

Mark Eblen

November 24, 2019

I will always remember Edith as a very dear and kind lady. As I was once a son-inlaw, I loved her very much and she treated me very well. May God bless the family in this time of grief and sorrow!

Pam Kirthlink

November 24, 2019

Thinking of the family at this time.