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Obituaries

Obituaries

Leander Edwards 1955 - 2009 Lawrence

Funeral services for Leander Edwards, 53, Lawrence, will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial with military honors will follow at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Edwards died Monday, April 20, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 25, 1955, in Glen Allen, Miss., the son of Coney Edwards and Nancy Beatrice Galloway.
Mr. Edwards served as a U.S. Marine. He earned an associate’s degree in business administration from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He was a child care provider.
Survivors include five brothers, James and wife Vicki, Omaha, Neb., Major and wife Mary, Lawrence, Decatro and wife Leonora, Topeka, Coney Jr., Lawrence, and Cardell and wife Kathy, Kansas City, Kan.; five sisters, Katherine Bratton and Flora Taylor, both of Lawrence, Wynetta Oyeleye and husband Felix, Memphis, Tenn., and Lunda Edwards and Brenda Rose Edwards, both of Lawrence; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Faye Aldean Bell-Carter.
The family suggests memorials to the Edwards Family Memorial Fund, sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain. com; subject Edwards.