OBITUARY

Francelle Edwards

June 6, 1925October 6, 2021
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Francelle Edwards, 96, of Glendale, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Glendale, Arizona. She was born on June 6, 1925 to James and Julia (Huff) Julian in Omak, Washington. She attended Coolidge Union High School, graduating in the class of 1943; then furthered her education, graduating from University of Arizona in 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Francelle worked in radio in Phoenix and taught elementary school. On August 3, 1949 she married Marvin James Edwards at her family home in Coolidge. She was a member of Palmcroft Baptist Church and the AZ Iris Society. She enjoyed growing and hybridizing irises and writing. Francelle is survived by her sons Douglas, David, and Darvin; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; and many other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Marvin.

Visitation will be 7 – 9 pm on Monday, Oct. 18 at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, 85301Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at Palmcroft Church, 15825 N. 35th Ave., Phoenix, 85053. .

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Francelle’s name may be made to the Choices Pregnancy Center, 10555 N. 58th Dr., Glendale, 85302. Online condolences can be given at www.chapelofthechimesmortuary.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 18, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, October 19, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Baby Francelle

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Francelle with her Grandmother

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As a teenager

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As a teenager

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College graduation

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The wedding