Edith Gleed Archibald


Edith Gleed Archibald – 6 Jul 1918

MALAD – Edith Gleed Archibald, 69, 280 North 200 West, Malad, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1987, in the Oneida County Hospital of a stroke.

She was born July 6, 1918, in Malad to Henry and Emma Thorpe Gleed. She was reared and educated in Malad and was a graduate of Malad high School.

She married Wayne A. Archibald on Sept. 15, 1937 in Pocatello, Idaho. Their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on July 9, 1948.

She was a lifetime resident of Malad except for four years in which she lived in San Diego, Calif., during World War II.

She was active in the LDS Church, serving as Ward Relief Society President, taught Sunday-School, Primary and in the Young Women’s Association, Stake Relief Society presidency, worked in the Spanish Extraction Program and served as stake genealogy librarian. She was also a member of the Literary Club.

She is survived by her husband of Malad; three sons, DeLon W. Archibald, Malad; Michael H. Archibald, Murray, Utah, and T. Brent Archibald, Boise; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild, two brothers, Hubert S. and Henry L. Gleed, both of Malad; and four sisters, AnnaBell Williams, Malad; Leola Gleed, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Arden (Erma) Denny, Sunset, Utah, and Mrs. Carol D. Hall, Blackfoot. She was preceded in death by a brother and sister.

Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Malad 4th Ward Chapel with Bishop Brent Evanson officiating.

Friends may call at the Benson-Horsley Funeral Home, 132 W. 300 N., Malad, Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday one hour before services.

Interment in Malad City Cemetery.


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