Edith R Doster

November 26, 1932June 10, 2019

Edith R. Doster, age 86, of Monroe, NC passed away on June 10, 2019 at Hospice Of Union County. She was born on November 26, 1932 in Union County, NC, daughter of the late William L. and Mattie (Starnes) Rape.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Donald W.; grandson, Daniel Steven Crump; son-in-law, John Morrison; brothers, William L. and Cecil W. Rape; brother-in-law, Ray Baucom.

Edith is survived by her loving children; two daughters, Cheryl Morrison (partner; Donny Kirk) and Donna Crump (CC); her son, Mike Doster (Sharon); her grandchildren, Nicole (Spencer), Amanda (Chad), Maria and Elizabeth (Spencer); three step-grandchildren, Jacob, Haleigh and Gabby; eight great-grandchildren, Katherine, Rebekah, Kristin, Jordan, Drake, Kadin, Sloane and Riley; one sister, Martha Baucom of Marshville, NC; one sister-in-law, Betty Rape and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Edith will be June 14, 2019 at 2:00pm at Bethany Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall, with the committal service immediately following. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall after the committal service.

Memorial contributions may be given to Bethany Presbyterian Church, 6713 Plyler Mill Road, Monroe, NC 28112 or Hospice of Union County, 700 West Roosevelt Boulevard, Monroe, NC 28110.

McEwen Funeral Home is honored to serve the Doster family.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Gathering of Friends and Family Friday, June 14, 2019


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LeZanne Wallace

June 14, 2019

Cheryl, Donna, Mike and families I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you during your time of sorrow and the days that follow. Prayers for you all.


June 12, 2019

Wonderful memories of Edith and the family. Sending our love to you all. Sid and Beth, Oak Island, NC