Marjorie Edwards |

Marjorie Edwards

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary for Marjorie Leeds Edwards who passed away on March 1 at Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital. She was 85.

Mrs. Edwards was born on Nov. 21, 1922 to Howard and Mabel Leeds in Los Angeles. She graduated from high school in South Pasadena and from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mrs. Edwards served in the United States Army for 18 months as a Link Trainer instructor.

On Aug. 10, 1947, she married Charles D. Edwards at the Church of Our Savior in San Gabriel.

Mrs. Edwards was a housewife and mother.

She was also a member of the UCLA alumni association, a member and volunteer of Lakeview Presbyterian Church and a volunteer at the Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Mrs. Edwards enjoyed playing bridge with her many friends in Houston and Alta Sierra.

She is survived by her husband, Charles D. Edwards of Grass Valley; sister, Miriam Johns of La Mirada; sons, John E. Edwards of Sherwood, Ore. and Robert D. Edwards of Covington, La.; daughter, Mary Methuen of Vancouver, Wash.; and grandchildren, Brandon, Amy and Sara Edwards and Melissa and Paul Methuen.

Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Mabel Leeds and by her sister, Jane Evans.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Hwy. Grass Valley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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