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Obituary for Josie West Edmunds

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Josie West Edmunds

March 12, 1918 - November 18, 2015

Josie West Edmunds, 97, passed away November 18, 2015.  She was born, March 12, 1918 to George West and Grace Pincock West in Hooper, Utah.  Josie graduated Ogden High School.  She married Kenneth Edmunds in Ogden, Utah November 2, 1938 and was sealed in the Ogden Temple November 1, 2008.


Josie was a member of the LDS Church in North Ogden 2nd Ward.  She graduated from Weber School of Beauty in 1937.  She moved to Winnemucca, Nevada to work in a Beauty Salon, where she met and fell in love with Kenneth.  Later they moved back to Ogden.  She opened a Beauty Salon with her sister Georgia.  She was an avid bowler and bowled in many leagues until she was 91. She loved going to Golden Corral, then playing cards with her three special friends.


Josie is survived by her son Gerald (Noelleen) Edmunds; brothers Bill (Lujuan) West; Alan (Marian) West; sisters Evelyn Dean; Georgia Taylor; and son-in-law Edward England.


She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren.


Josie is preceded in death by, husband Kenneth Edmunds, daughter JoAnn England, granddaughter Michelle (Edmunds) Stevenson, sisters, Faun Paul and Donna Brazelton.


Funeral services will be held Monday November 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary; 836 36th Street Ogden, Utah.  Family will greet friends on Sunday November 22, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and prior to services 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


Interment at Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park


The family would like to thank the staff at Quail Meadow Assisted Living and AFI Hospice for the special loving she received.


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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, November 22, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Family will greet friends  prior to services 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403



Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 - 36th St., , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Born: March 12, 1918
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Condolences for Josie West Edmunds

Marissa posted on 11/23/15

I am a current employee at Quail Meadow Assisted Living and was able to get to know Josie very well! She is so loved and will be missed grately! She is such a sweet lady and taught me so much! I am so grateful I had the chance to know her!


Connie Rhees posted on 11/21/15

I am a fellow resident at Quail Meadow Assisted Living and want you to know how much I enjoyed Josie's company. Josie was a sweet, and very lovely lady. It was easy to be her friend and we are going to miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. God bless you! Connie Rhees