February 28, 1960 - April 10, 2020
Burial Date: April 14, 2020
A graveside service will be held at the Mount Zion Cemetery on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the First Church of God in New Bethlehem to celebrate her life.
Laurie L. Edmonds, 60, of Oak Ridge, died on Friday morning, April 10, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family, after battling cancer. Born on February 28, 1960 in Brookville, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer L. “Bill” and Ruth A. (Wynkoop) Burford. She was married on June 30, 2000 to Gary L. Edmonds.
Laurie worked as a janitor for several places including McCauley Trucking and the First Church of God. She attended the First Church of God in New Bethlehem where she was very active and greatly appreciated her church family. She loved music and singing, especially about her Lord and Savior and was known for her angelic voice. She also enjoyed camping in her camper, riding her golf cart, her dog, Zada, and being around her family especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Gary L. Edmonds of Oak Ridge, a son, Brian Wells and his wife, Jen of Treasure Lake, a daughter, Bobbie Wadsworth and her husband, Clem of Oak Ridge, two step sons, Chris Edmonds and his wife, Maggie of Oak Ridge and Clint Edmonds and his wife, Jamie of Indiana; seven grandchildren, Jordan Brothers of Delaware, Meadow Wells of Treasure Lake, Evan Wadsworth of Oak Ridge, Brooklyn Edmonds of Oak Ridge, Colton Edmonds of Oak Ridge, Avery Edmonds of Indiana, and Emmery Edmonds of Indiana; and three sisters, Judy Walker and her husband, Jim of Oak Ridge, Pam Burford of Fairmount City, and Tammy Wolfe and her husband, David of Mayport.
In addition to her parents, Laurie was also preceded in death by a brother, James L. Burford.
A graveside service will be held at the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mahoning Township, Armstrong County, on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor John Phillips officiating. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Church of God in New Bethlehem to celebrate her life.
The Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.alcornfuneralhome.com.