Cover photo for Mary Edmons's Obituary
Mary Edmons Profile Photo
1917 Mary 2013

Mary Edmons

December 24, 1917 — October 28, 2013

Following an extended illness Mary Owen Edmons died Monday, October 28, 2013 at her home in Buhl, Idaho. She was born December 24, 1917 near Okema, Oklahoma at the family home in the Banner Community. She moved to Idaho with her parents when she was 12 years old. In November
of 1937 she married Estle W. Edmons. She was help mate, farmer's wife and mother.

In 1982 Estle and Mary moved to town where they resided together until his death in 1995. Mary
remained in that home until 2001. She joined daughter Jeanette and her husband Don (Doc) Sparks in 2001 and made her home with them until her death. She is survived by her sister, Verna Partin of Buhl, her four children: Ruth Ann Willis (Roy); Clayton Edmons (Nita); Jeanette Sparks (Doc); and Lorna Root (Mike). She also leaves behind 9 Grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 28 great
great grandchildren, numerous friends and extended family. She was looking forward to the birth of her great great great grandchild in November.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Effa Susannah (Carter) Owen and Archie D. Owen; siblings Nathan Windle Owen, Homer Lee Owen, Martha Virginia (Owen) Bennett, Carter Dee Owen,
Willis Owen, Willard Byrum Owen, Ada Arlene Owen, Wilma Sue Owen, and Helen Maxine Owen; two great grandchildren, Alexis Faith Brown and Stephanie Brown Silva. Mary was known for her desire for her children to love one another as she had loved them and as the savior has loved us all; her joy in the outdoors; and her welcome to all who graced her door (except the Watkins man).

Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Buhl Church of Christ. A viewing will be 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Farmer Funeral Chapel in Buhl.

The family thanks the staff of Hospice Visions who helped so much through this very special time
in Mary's life. Please honor Mary's wishes with a donation to "a church food pantry" or charity of your choice in lieu of flowers.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Edmons, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree