Editha Booth, 88 year old Provo resident, died Monday, April 1, 1991, in Provo care center.
She was born March 12, 1903, Provo, a daughter of Alfred Lewis and May Ashworth Booth. She attended the BYU Training School, attended school in California, and later attended Brigham Young University. She was raised by a loving stepmother, Edith Young Booth. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in the Relief Society, Primary, MIA and as a ward librarian. She had served a mission to the Northern States 1925-27. She had worked as librarian at the Provo City Library for over 30 years until her retirement in 1968. She was a member of the Yesharah Returned Lady Missionaries, the Nelke Club and Daughters of Utah Pioneers.After her retirement she spent 1 1/2 years in Bolton, England, and took short trips to the Continent and British Isles. She returned home via persia and Japan, circling the world. She did considerable genealogy work and temple work while in England.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Lowell (Leona) White, Provo; a half-brother, Thornton Y. Booth, Logan; three half-sisters, Mrs. Wendell (Virginia) Allred, Provo; Mrs. Donald (Margary) Neville, Kaysville; Mrs. Carlos A. (Phyllis) Phillips, Provo; numerous nieces and nephews, to whom she was like a third grandmother.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, 1991, in the Pioneer 2nd Ward Chapel, 450 North 1220 West, Provo. Friends may call at Walker Mortuary, 85 East 300 South, Provo, Thursday evening, 6-8 p.m. and at the church Friday, 11:45-12:45 p.m. Burial: Provo City Cemetery.
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