June Mamer Edmonds 1916-2001

June M. Edmonds, 84, died Saturday, March 3, 2001. Mrs. Edmonds was born Novemebr 3, 1916, in Hardin, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. degree in home economics. She married John R. Edmonds on August 17, 1941. While a resident in New Jersey, she was director of food services for Bernardsville School District for 20 years.

She retired to the Kilmarnock area in 1978 and was known for her culinary, sewing, and flower-arranging skills. She was a member of the Campbell Memorial Pesbyterian Church, where she was president of the Presbyterian women. She also served as president of the Historyland Community Workshop, where she devoted many hours. She was a member and past president of the Rappahannock Garden Club.

She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, and on April 25, 2000, by her husband.

She is survived by a son, James S. Edmonds of Seattle, WA; two daughters, Janet Yodis of Kansas City, KS, and Joanne Fisher of Valpraiso, IN; a sister, Louisan Mamer Hagen of Washington, DC; a brother, Stuart M. Mamer of Urbana, IL; and three grandchildren.

Memorial services wll be held Friday, March 9, at 11 AM at the Campbell Memorial Pesbyterian Church in Weems. Interment will follow at Christ Church near Irvington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Campbell Memorial Pesbyterian Church or the Rappahannock Garden Club.


To the Editor:

When June Edmonds passed away March 3, the Historyland Community Workshop lost a longtime and beloved member. Although health had prevented June from participating in Workshop activities for several years, her presence was always hovering in the background. She has shared recipes, donated much money and materials to the group, had taken some of the mystery out of baking for a few of us and had been a great and true friend to many. She will be greatly missed, but surely not forgotten.

Luci York


Tuesday, January 29, 2002


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