Genevieve Edwards

Genevieve Edwards, died Wednesday following a brief illness. 

Services 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 1990, at Capitol Hill Christian Church with interment at Resthaven Cemetery following. 

Born January 17, 1918 in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois, to Edward R. and Bessie Edwards. Genevieve was reared by Hosea and Ora Vinyard, and graduated from Oklahoma College for Women, and with a Master's Degree from the University of Michigan. She taught at Jackson Junior High School and was well known for her humorous book reviews. She was a lifetime member of Capitol Hill Christian Church where she served in many capacities including board member and deaconess. Genevieve was a long time member of numerous organizations including Reviewer's Coterie, Zeta Phi Eta speech sorority, Pi Zeta Kappa religious sorority, the ''Third Thursday Sewing Club'' and the Capitol Hill Garden Club. 

She is survived by her husband, Robert T., Jr. of the home; brother, Robert W. Edwards and wife, Dell; son, Robert T., III and wife, Dahl; daughter, Linda Jewell and husband, John; grandchildren, Geoffrey and Jennifer Luttrell and Jason, Jared and Adam Jewell; step-grandchildren, Christopher and Alex Dow. Other survivors include brothers-in-law, Richard C. Luttrell and wife, Doris, and William S. Luttrell; sister-in-law, Virginia Goodrich; nephew, Richard C. Luttrell and wife, Cindy; and nieces, Anne Garrett and husband, Marc, and Abigail Luttrell; and a special couple, Duff and Mitzi Cooke. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be ma de to the Capitol Hill Christian Church Memorial Fund, to Phillips University, to the Christian Church Commission of Oklahoma, to the American Heart Association or to any other charity. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who shared herself and her many talents and gifts with others and for her Lord. We will treasure her always in our hearts. 

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, November 30, 1990, 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Source: Daily Oklahoman, The (Oklahoma City, OK) - November 30, 1990

 

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