Edna L. Slagle

Edna L. Slagle, 86, of 21 Price Ave., W.E., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.

An area resident for most of her life, she was born July 16, 1927, in Sherman, N.Y., a daughter of the late Hulbert and Christell Nielsen Greiner.

In previous years, Edna had worked in the snack shop of the former Murphy’s 5 & 10 Store and also was a waitress at the Jamestown Elks Lodge.

She was a member of the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club Auxiliary, where she was a past chaplain.

Surviving are a half-brother, Lawrence Sorensen of Lakewood; a grandson, Shawn D. McDowell of Plantsville, Conn.; two nieces: Connie Slagle of Rochester, N.Y., and Krista Damon of Harrisburg, Pa.; a nephew, Kristopher Greiner of Chicago, Ill.; her son-in-law, Delavin McDowell of Lakewood; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Fleming of Warren, Pa.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; as well as her beloved dog, ”Toby.”

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Slagle, whom she married July 13, 1964, and who died Oct. 26, 1995; a stepdaughter, Suzan L. McDowell, who died June 13, 2010; a son, Wayne R. Farley, who died Sept. 12, 1962; three brothers: Kerry Greiner, who died Dec. 14, 1987, LeRoy Greiner, who died Feb. 24, 1986 and Cyrus Greiner; and a step-granddaughter, Lori Lynn Johnson.

A memorial service will be held at a date and time to be announced by the Lind Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Edna at www.lindfuneralhome.com.