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Edna Josephine Foster "Jo" Bounds

1938 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Edna Josephine Foster "Jo" Bounds Obituary
Edna "Jo" Josephine Foster Bounds, 79, a San Lorenzo resident entered eternal rest Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her residence. Edna had a unique beginning. She was born in Holyoke, MA on June 17, 1938 to Paul and Martina Foster. She met and married the love of her life Horace Lee Bounds (Jupe) on January 1, 1957. First and fore most she was a wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved cooking for her family. She loved being outdoors gardening the bright colored flowers she planted. "Jo" loved to travel to many place and countries and explore the world around her. She was a business woman having graduated from college with a Bachelors' in Accounting. Her many accomplishments were Mrs. New Mexico in 1965, served on the NM Livestock Board, appointed Regent to the NM Museum Board, served on the NM Mansion Board, Gila Regional Board, and Cobre School Board. She was also a NM Realtor. You can truly say she was a strong, fierce, energetic, and courageous woman and carried herself with dignity and grace. She will be truly missed by all her family and friends. Edna was survived by her loving husband of 61 yrs., Horace "Jupe" Bounds of the family home; her three sons, Wayne Bounds of CA, Keith Bounds of Silver City, Steve Bounds (Monica) of San Lorenzo; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. A reception in her honor will be celebrated on Friday, May 18th at 11am at the Roundup Lodge. Cremation has taken place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News from May 11 to May 16, 2018
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