|ANNA JONES EDWARDS
AVOCA-Anna passed from this world on Tuesday (July 30, 2013) at 101 years of age. She was born in Odessa, N.Y. on Feb. 27, 1912 to William and Luella Ault Jones.
Anna was a graduate of Cornell University in 1935. She taught school for a brief time in Warners, N.Y. before moving to Avoca to help establish a homemaking department at Avoca Central School, where she taught for 26 years.
She married Llewellyn Clarence Edwards in 1938 and moved to their country home, Shady Lawns where they enjoyed a wonderful life raising their family.
She leaves three sons, L. Clifford (Shirley) of Avoca, Nicoll (Diane) of Flagstaff, AZ and William of Avoca. She loved spending time with her 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. A funeral service will be held in her memory at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Avoca United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Avoca United Methodist Church, the Avoca Free Library or the Avoca Ambulance.
Arrangements are with the Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca.
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