ST. LOUIS -- Florence Pobst Edmonds, 88, formerly of Charleston, died March 29, 2007, at the Bethesda Care Center at Ellisville.
Born July 28, 1918, in the Lusk Chapel Community of Scott County, daughter of the late Lawrence and Effie Knight Pobst, she had lived a number of years in Charleston where she was employed as a part time clerk with the Buckner Ragsdale Company. A former member of the Southside Baptist Church of Charleston, she became a member of the Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau after she and her husband moved to the Lutheran Home in 2000.
On Dec. 19, 1942, she married Ray Cleman Edmonds who preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2001.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.
Survivors include: one son, Don Edmonds of Columbia, Tenn.; one daughter, Shirley Maloney of Manchester; one sister, Pauline Kraft of Cape Girardeau; and a number of nephews and nieces.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Monday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. The Rev. Michael Brewer, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Charleston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.