Obituaries: Martha Ann Edwards

OTTUMWA-Martha Ann Edwards, 85, of Ottumwa, went home to be with her Lord and her husband on her husband’s birthday, at 11:05 a.m. June 25, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.

She was born January 4, 1935 in Ottumwa to Wilbur Russell and Nolia Mae Stufflebeam Jones.  She married Lindberg “L.D.” Edwards on October 8, 1955 and he preceded her in death on April 2, 2019.

Martha is survived by her sisters, Charleen Brandon and Donna Ogden both of Ottumwa; a brother, Don M. Jones of Ottumwa; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Edwards; four brothers, Bill, Rex L., Marvin and Jack  Jones; a sister, Irene Carpenter.

Her body has been cremated and no services are planned per her request.  Private inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.