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Jo Ann Edwards

Jo Ann J. Edwards, 75, went home to heaven at the Lake District Hospital in Lakeview Thursday, Feb. 7, 2014 following a  brief illness.

She was born Aug. 9, 1938 in New England, N.D. to William and Magdalene (Bambusch)  Honeymann.

She was married to Billy G. Edwards of Lakeview.  She was a graduate of St. Mary’s high school in New England, N.D.  She was an employee of Woodgrain Moulding Plant for over 35 years, retiring in 2007 and was named employee of the year in 1983.

She enjoyed hunting, fishing and just being with her family and friends.  She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Eagles Lodge and The VFW.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Billy.

Survivors include her son, Steven D. Carter of Klamath Falls, daughter and son-in-law Rayma Jean and Thomas Byrd of Virginia Beach, Va., two brothers and six sisters; grandchildren and their spouses, Tyler and Jackie Carter,  Brittania and Ryan Welch, all of Klamath Falls; Thomas R. and Christina Byrd of Virginia Beach, Va. and Jessica and Tray Swann of Lagrange, Ga. and six great-grandchildren whom she dearly loved.  She is also survived by two very special friends, Dave Kenney and Bill Brain.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.  The burial followed at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Jo Ann may be made to Lakeview Home Health and Hospice 700 S. J St. Lakeview 97630 or the VFW Track Chair C/O Amy Kintzle 518 N. 1st. St. Lakeview, 97630 or to a  charity of the donor’s choice.

Ousley Osterman Huffstutter had charge of the arrangements.

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