Edna Marjorie Sowers, 88, Carthage, Mo., passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at the Galena Nursing Center, Galena, Kan., following an extended illness.
Edna was born Sept. 24, 1924 at Thiells, NY to the late Claude Bedford and Nettie (Champeau) Bedford. She married Edmon Sowers at Thiells, NY on June 9, 1947. Three children were born to this union.
Her beloved Edmon preceded her in death on July 29, 2010.
Edna was retired from the United States Postal Service where she worked as a postal clerk for many years. She greatly enjoyed being outdoors, especially when gardening and bird watching. She was an accomplished painter and she was an avid reader.
Edna was converted and baptized at a young age and retained her membership in the Thiells United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her children, Dennis Sowers and Brian Sowers, both of Carthage, Mo., and Brenda Wahl and her husband, Walter, Tampa FL; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 6, 2012 from 8 – 8:45 a.m. at Knell Mortuary.
Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 graveside.
Burial will be in Park Cemetery under direction of Knell Mortuary, Carthage, Mo.