Edith <I>Joyner</I> Back

Edith Joyner Back

Death 8 Feb 1985 (aged 95)
Burial Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA
Plot Q 34
Memorial ID 138482407 · View Source
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*** Edith Back - September 11, 1889 - February 8, 1985.

Newspaper Obituary - February 20, 1985 Sandy Creek News - Edith L. Back - Mrs. Edith L. Back, 95, of 217 Juanita Drive, Liverpool, former owner and operator of the Central Hotel, Lacona, died early Saturday, Feb. 8, 1985, at the James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse, where she had been a resident since April, 1983. Mrs. Back was born on Sept. 11, 1889 in Redfield, daughter of Merritt and Martha Cottrell Joyner. She was graduated from Carthage High School and married Carl J. Back in 1910 at Beaver Falls. The couple moved in 1914 to Lacona, where they owned and operated the Central Hotel. Mr. Back died in 1930. Mrs. Back continued to run the hotel with her sons, retiring in 1950. She moved to Liverpool in 1966. She was a charter member and former president of the Cable Trail Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxilliary, 8534, Lacona. She is survived by a son, Grant A., Liverpool; three grandchildren; four step grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Three sons died before her: Richard, in 1911, Ira in June, 1966; and Roderick in Sept., 1966. Funeral services were held Feb. 11, at the Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek First Baptist, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, in the spring. Memorial donations in Mrs. Back's name may be made to Cable Trail Veterans of Foreign Wars 8534 building fund, Lacona.

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  • Maintained by: Charlene Cole
  • Originally Created by: Half-Shire Historical Society
  • Added: 8 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138482407
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Joyner Back (11 Sep 1889–8 Feb 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138482407, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Charlene Cole (contributor 49062115) .