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Luther Edens, Sr.

February 3, 1918 — June 7, 2011

Luther Edens, Sr., 93, a resident of Fredonia, Kansas, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at Golden Living Center in Fredonia. He was born February 3, 1918 in St. Paul, Arkansas, the son of Scott and Jennie (Petree) Edens. Luther served in the United States Army, 1944-1946. On December 31, 1938 in Ball Creek, Arkansas, he married Thelma Morriss. She survives at their home. Luther was employed by Excelsior Brick Company for more than 20 years, as well as working as a farmer. Luther was an active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah"s Witnesses. Survivors, in addition to his wife, Thelma, include: Four sons: Luther Edens Jr. of Fredonia, KS Jack & Marlene Edens of Fredonia, KS Donald & Sharon Edens of Fredonia, KS John & Sandy Edens of Fredonia, KS Two daughters: Barbara & Randy Curtis of Elk City, KS Loretta Chambers & Pat Houts of Fredonia, KS Three brothers: Jake Edens of Springdale, AR Wayne Edens of Judsonia, AR Wyley Edens of Tulsa, OK Two sisters: Eunice Ogden of Mannford, OK Geneva Tindall of Center Ridge, AR Ten grandchildren & Fourteen great grandchildren His parents, Scott and Jennie Edens; brothers, Clint and Claude; sisters, Bessie Ogden, Goldie Sams, and Martha Mitchell; and daughter-in-law, Delores Edens preceded Luther in death. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 10, 2011, at the Coyville Cemetery with James Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening, 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. Memorials have been established with the Meals on Wheels program and Kingdom Hall of Jehovah"s Witnesses and contributions can be sent to the funeral home. Words of condolence for the family may be left on this website. Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, KS, 66736, is in charge of the arrangements.

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