Edith Inez (“Iney”) Stata Bedford Todd, 94, of Kingsport, passed away on January 12, 2020 in Woodbridge VA. Born May 28, 1925, she graduated from Blountville High School in 1943. Inez worked at Kingsport Press before beginning a long and successful career as head of personnel at Northern VA bank in Springfield VA. She attended First Baptist Church in Kingsport TN.
She was preceded in death by her first husband of 30 years, Ed Bedford; to her second husband of 12 years, Mack Todd; her parents, C.R. and Lucy McGuire Stata; sisters, Eunice Stata, Wilma S. Kilgore, Lena S. Hensley; son, Steve Bedford; and three brother-in-laws.
Inez is survived by her sister, Loretta S. Williams; her son, Kenny Bedford, daughter-in-law’s Cari Bedford and Charlene Bedford; grandchildren, Jesse Bedford, Jami Bedford, Hannah McGrady; great-grandchildren, Jayden Bedford, Gabrielle Baldwin, Sadie Bedford, Declan McGrady, Hayden McGrady; and several nieces and nephews.
Her family would like to thank Prisca Oldenburg and Medi Home Health & Hospice for providing her comfort and taking such great care of her during her final days.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm on January 25, 2020 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport TN. The burial service will follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 800 Truxton Dr, Kingsport, TN, 37660.
Pallbearers will be Mike Kilgore, Rick Kilgore, David Kilgore, Jesse Bedford, Mike Caruther, Collin Caruther
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