1932 - 2015
Edythe Marie McCarty passed away on December 9, 2015. She was born on November 4, 1932 to Owen and Esther McCarty. She graduated from Vancouver High School in 1950 and Oregon College of Education (now Western Oregon University) in 1954. Edythe spent 40 years as a missionary educator in Thailand. She is survived by her brother, Owen (Bill) McCarty (Lolita), sister, Mary Ellen Christian (Curt), 5 nephews, 1 niece, 6 grand nephews, 5 grand nieces, 3 great-grand nephews and 3 great-grand nieces. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in Springfield, Oregon, on December 27th at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to First Baptist Church (located at 1175 G Street, Springfield) designated for the House of Love in Thailand or online at fbc-springfield.com.
Published by Eugene Register-Guard on Dec. 24, 2015.