Green Lawn Abbey

Edmonds, Lena Mooney

Lena Mooney Edmonds
Born 8/22/1858
Died 2/19/1931

Mrs. Lena Edmonds, aged 73, wife of Rev. Eugene P. Edmonds, retired Methodist minister of 2226 Bryden road, Bexley, died early Thursday of acute neuritis.

Mrs. Edmonds was the daughter of the late Col. S. L. Mooney, Woodsfield, builder of the narrow gauge railroad between Zanesville and Bellaire, and founder of the Monroe bank, Woodville. She was also a sister of the late William C. Mooney, sr., former congressman from the Fifteenth congressional district.
For many years Mrs. Edmonds had been prominent in church work, with her husband, throughout Ohio. Dr. Edmonds was pastor of First Methodist Episcopal church, Canton, of which the late President McKinley was a member.

Mrs. Edmonds was born in Beallsville, Monroe county, and reared in Woodsfield, where she was married to Dr. Edmonds, October 19, 1882. She was educated at the Pittsburgh Female college and Wesleyan Woman’s college, Cincinnati.

Besides her husband, who has been retired from the ministry for the past 20 years, Mrs. Edmond is survived by a son, Rolland M. Edmonds, 2562 Bexley Park road, and two grandsons, John K. and Rolland P. Edwards, two sisters, Mrs. F. M. Martin, 3206 Bryden road, and Mrs. B. O. Tremaine, Cleveland, in addition to eight nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Greenlawn Abbey at 3 p.m., Saturday. Burial will be made in Green Lawn cemetery by Denton and Donaldson, Dr. Frank G. Fowler of Bexley M. E. church will officiate. Omission of flowers if requested by relatives.
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