Edith Tweed

Posted Online: Aug. 26, 2014, 7:20 pm
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Edith R. Tweed, 87, of Aledo, formerly of Keithsburg, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center West, Davenport.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, with visitation one hour prior, at the First Christian Church in Keithsburg. The Rev. Chuck Reynolds will officiate. Interment will be at Greenmound Cemetery in Keithsburg. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or the Keithsburg Playground Fund.
She was born on Aug. 10, 1927, in Canada, the daughter of Grant Elmer and Maud Whitehall Truman. She graduated from high school and then attended the former Moline Public Hospital Nursing School as an LPN with high honors. She married Allen Wayne Tweed on Oct. 10, 1946, in Keithsburg. He preceded her in death on April 15, 1988.
She worked a short time for Mercer County Hospital and Mercer County Nursing Home as an LPN. She enjoyed painting, sewing, crocheting and quilting. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Keithsburg and its Christian Women Fellowship.
Surviving are a son, Anthony Joseph Tweed, Moline; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Tweed, Keithsburg; three granddaughters, Angela (Sam) King, New Boston, Amanda (Jason) Kilgore, Monmouth, Rebecca (Shaun) Tippie, Keithsburg; seven great-grandchildren, Derek and Caleb King, Collin and Isabella Kilgore, Carson and Cannon Tippie, and Tyler Tweed. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Mike Tweed; one brother (and sister-in-law), Duane (Joan) Truman; and one grandson, Joey Davidson.
Online condolences may be left at dennisonfuneralhome.com.


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