Edna Large Mathis, 103, passed away on December 1, 2011 in Taylor Lake Village, Texas. She was born to John and Maggie Large on April 22, 1908 in Morristown, Tennessee. Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Hollie Mathis, and is survived by her: daughter, Anita Mathis Slaughter; 4 grandchildren, John T. Slaughter, Jr, Angela Slaughter, Edward Thomas Slaughter, Amy Slaughter Rojas and 13 great-grandchildren and numerous family members and friends. Edna worked as a chief telephone operator for AT&T in Appalachia, Virginia. She loved to Work in her yard and in her beautiful flowers. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at Powell Valley Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, Virginia.