FEW, Edith N.
FEW, Edith N.
Edith Nix Few, 100, of Few Drive, Pickens, South Carolina, wife of the late Ignatius Leo Few, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 at her home. Born in Salem on February 28, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Claude Baker Nix and Clara Grogan Nix. She was a graduate of Six Mile Academy and Draughn’s Business College. Mrs. Few was retired from Sangamo Electric and was formerly employed with Attorney W.C. Mann and Gayley Mills. She was the oldest living member of Grace UMC, member of the Artie Gravely Circle, and the Adult Fellowship Class. She was an avid gardener with the ability to grow the most beautiful flowers which she shared with family, friends and church. She was a member of the Better Homes and Garden Club. Surviving members of her immediate family are Faye Nix Jay of Greenville, two brothers, James Nix of Six Mile, and Ray Nix and wife Sadie of Pickens. Surviving are her children, Carolyn Few Yarborough of Columbia, Elaine Few Alvarez of Orlando, FL, Judith Few Pope and husband Marion of Canton, GA and Ronald Leo Few of the home; nine grandchildren, William Terrell Yarborough and wife Joy, Timothy Lee Yarborough, Elizabeth Caroline Yarborough, Jr., Lauren Yarborough Moore and husband Jeffrey, Michelle Grdijan Fornam and husband Ronnie, John Grdijan, III; M. Thomas Pope III and wife Meredith, Jonathan Andrew Pope and wife Amy, and Jennifer Leah Pope; thirteen great-grandchildren; and six great, great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother Winfred Nix, and two sisters, Ethel Nix Ellenburg and Janie Nix Hughes. A service to celebrate Mrs. Few’s life will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM at Grace UMC with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “The Gleaning House,” a local mission project of Grace Church. The family will be at the home. Dillard Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting: