Obituary of Marguerite Edwards

Marguerite Anna Edwards, age 91, a former resident of Bronson, Kansas and more recently of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.

She was born February 25, 1932, in Harriman, Tennessee, the daughter of Amos George Stuehser and Katherine May Hope Stuehser.  Marguerite married Homer Lee Edwards on December 30, 1960, in Folkston, Georgia.

They lived the first several years of their marriage in Nashville, Tennessee until they relocated to California in 1969.  While in California, Marguerite was employed as a secretary for the English Department of California State University at Los Angeles.

Following the death of her husband Homer on September 6, 2000, Marguerite moved to Connecticut to live with her son.  They eventually moved to Bronson, Kansas before settling in Kansas City.


Survivors include her son, Huey Edwards and wife, Martha of Kansas City, Missouri and five grandchildren, Christopher, Ambor, Wendy, Billie Joe and Mike.

In addition to her husband, Marguerite was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Dave Edwards and a brother Alvis Stuehser.


Private burial will take place in the Bronson Cemetery at Bronson, Kansas.

Memorials are suggested to the Epilepsy Foundation and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Bo 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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