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Anna B. Edwards
10/09/1927 — 06/08/2021
From Kennewick, WA | Born in Guernsey, Platte County, WYWatch Graveside Service
Celebration of Life Graveside
Anna B. Edwards
Anna Mae Dyken- Edwards was born on October 9, 1927 in Guernsey, Platte County, Wyoming to Earl and Anna Baker. She was the baby of six children (four brothers, one sister). When she was born the family called her little Mugs. They called her Mugs from then on. The Lord called her to heaven on June 8, 2021.
Anna graduated from Lingle High School in Wyoming. She left home and became a secretary; beginning in Wyoming with the State Department of Education and the U.S. Army Recruiting Station, both in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Shortly after WWII she moved to Richland, Washington and worked for General Electric. She retired in 1989 from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Anna’s first husband, Lyle Dyken, preceded her in death in 2001. They were married 53 years and together they raised three daughters, Sherry Dale Hardee, Jeanette Yarger, and Sue Eubanks. Daughters, Sue and Sherry also preceded her in death; as well as Grandson, Brad Dale.
Anna is survived by husband, Everett Jenne; daughter, Jeanette Yarger and her husband Frank; and many grandchildren that she loved very much, Brent Dale (Dianne ), Brian Dale, Stan Eubanks (Natalie), Jenay Hanson (Kevin), Jeremy Eubanks (Tara), Jonathan Yarger (Daneille), and Amber Eubanks. She was called Gigi (Great Grandma) by the following, Haley and Josh Hanson; Tyler and Elijah Yarger; Slater, Clare, Madison, Zachary, and Carson Eubanks.
Graveside services will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens; Richland, Washington; July 3 at 10 a.m. Lunch will follow at the Sunset Chapel, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Anna loved to have fun (especially at the Wonder Woman slot machines); so we will! Her wish for us was to be happy and have fun. Please wear your favorite super hero T-Shirt/attire. If you would prefer wear red, white, and blue. She was a true patriot and loved America.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the USO or the Chaplaincy Hospice House in Kennewick.
Annie , Was a lady before her time ! Patient, kind, loving , and never knew a stranger . Knew how to have fun , and knew how to work !! Told it how it was ! One sweet lady – I will miss her a lot ! Love to her family and Everett .Patty Fergus
My loving friend is and will always be a great loss in my life. I thank GOD for giving me so many precious memories