Archive for Monday, September 25, 1995


September 25, 1995


— Services for Charles Edmonds, 78, McLouth, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at McLouth United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Powell officiating. Burial will be at McLouth Cemetery.

Mr. Edmonds died Sunday, Sept. 24, 1995, at the Jefferson County Geriatrics Center in Winchester.

He was born May 29, 1917, in McLouth, the son of William and Daisy Garrett Edmonds.

He was a lifelong resident of McLouth and graduated from McLouth High School in 1934. He owned and operated Edmonds Service Station and Auto Body Shop in McLouth for 40 years, retiring in 1980.

Mr. Edmonds was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and was a charter member of the Williams-Kesinger American Legion Post No. 393 of McLouth.

He was a life member of the Heart of America Steam Engine Assn. and worked in the restoration of antique automobiles.

He married Estel L. Koons on April 2, 1942, at Topeka. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Jim, McLouth; two sisters, Doris Barnett, Merriam, and Mary Larkins, Pinole, Calif.; and two grandsons.

A son, Kent, preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, which is in charge of arrangements.

The family suggests memorials to the Jefferson County Geriatrics Center in Winchester or McLouth United Methodist Church.

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