Edythe Jones


Edythe Jones Obituary
Edythe was born to Adolph and Freida Borgsdorf December 5, 1926 in Taft Ca.
Edythe was a very strong woman. Edythe was loved and she demonstrated her love and concern for others. She raised her 7 children working as a waitress, never seeking or accepting support or charity from others. The example she set for her children led them to be strong and independent adults.
Edythe was preceded in death by her brothers Herman and John Borgsdorf. She is survived by her sister Emma Lee Irwin, sons Michael Melo (Chris), John Melo (Judy), Tony Melo (Susie), David Melo (Sandy), Stephen Melo (Marilyn), daughters Cathy King (John) and Debbie Fowler (Joe). Survived also by14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Nephew and nieces Larry & Kirk Borgsdorf, Dennis Clifton, Gregson Lumpkin, Karen Taylor and Denise Gobberg
The family would like to express our gratitude to the loving and caring staff at Spruce Gardens along with the support of Hoffman Hospice.
Services will be held at Greenlawn Mortuary on River Blvd at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22nd.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 20, 2014
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