Evelyn Marie Edwards, 79, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Monday, October 3, 2022 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. She was born January 15, 1943 to Melvin Sr. and Helen (Harper) Cremeen in Forest City, MO.
Evelyn graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1961. She was united in marriage to Jasper “Leon” Edwards on January 23, 1963 in Kansas City, MO. Evelyn was a home maker and enjoyed taking care of her children. She also enjoyed cooking, and taking care of the home. Evelyn cherished spending time with her family and friends.
Survived by her loving husband of 59 years Leon Edwards of Blue Springs, MO; children, Brian Edwards of Independence, MO, Kevin Edwards of Tuscan, AZ, Craig Edwards of Buckner, MO, Rodney Edwards of Blue Springs, MO, Heather Edwards of Kansas City, KS; siblings, Luan Miller and husband Theodore of Blue Springs, MO, Johnny Cremeen of Buckner, MO, Melvin Cremeen Jr. of N. Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, James Edwards, Mishae Edwards; 2 great-grandchild. Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Sr. and Helen Cremeen.
Her family will receive family and friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel. A committal service will follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery. Memories and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.