Eunice Edwards

December 23, 2013 • Obituaries


Edwards,-EuniceNo services are scheduled for Eunice Edwards, 82, of Roswell, who passed away on Dec. 20, 2013.

Eunice was born in Muskogee, Okla., to Marion and Ima Webb on Feb. 16, 1931.

She moved to Roswell in 1941, at the age of 10 years old. She married James Edwards on Feb. 5, 1976. He survives her.

She is also survived by two sons: Robert J[auth] ones and his wife, Sarah, of Clearwater, Kan., Dennis Edwards and his wife, Martha, of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; two daughters: Janice Jones, of Austin, Texas, and Karen Duke, of Denton, Texas; one brother: Charles Webb of Douglas, Wyoming; one sister: Juanita Carter and her husband Art of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandchildren: Michelle, Gabriel, Sandra, Rise`, Aisha, Amanda, Jessica, Grace, Stephanie, Austin, and Jerimiah; great-grandchildren: Sydnie, Rylee, Emma, Kainan, Cassidy, Kali, Brandon, Clay, Asata, Amina, Ajahni, Ari, Alex, Autum, Gary, June, Ruby, Rayden, Elijah, Xavier, Hunter, Brent, Chloe, Peyton and Unique; great-great-grandchildren: Kace and Sophia.

She has been preceded in death by her parents: Marion and Ima May Webb. Her brothers Clifford Webb, Carl Webb, Cole Webb, Coy Webb. Her son, Don Edwards, and great-grandson Nicholas Burr.

Eunice was retired from the oil and gas industry and was an independent sales representative with Avon for 22 years. She was an active involved member of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) since 1980 and held offices of recording secretary, vice president, president and served in many other roles with a special dedication to the scholarship program. She was elected as “ABWA Women of the Year” in 1997. Eunice was an active member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, serving as president from 1997-1998. She volunteered yearly at the election polls and served as chief election inspector.

Eunice was loving, kind and a very giving mother, wife, sister, granny and friend. She loved “unique fun” with family and friends. Eunice enjoyed fishing, reading, playing pool, card games, dancing, crocheting and especially helping others.

She was a member of the Assurance Home and in lieu of flowers would like donations made to them at: 1000 E. 18th St., Roswell, NM 88201.

Condolences may be made online at Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.

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