Alva M. Edwards

November 8, 1942 ~ November 29, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Alva Edwards Obituary

Alva M. Edwards, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, November 29th, 2023. She was born November 8th, 1942 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Alvin and Ida Bailey. She was raised and attended school in Willamina, Oregon. She married the love of her life Robert (Bob) Edwards on November 28th, 1959. They moved to Coos Bay, Oregon where they lived until 1962. While living in Coos Bay they had two daughters, Rhonda Fitzpatrick and Teri Bliss. In 1962, the family moved to Brookings, Oregon where she and her husband started their own logging company. She was a homemaker and the bookkeeper for their company. In 1981 they moved to Central Oregon and continued their logging business for another 30 years. She and her husband retired to Garibaldi, Oregon where they continued to operate their Trucking Company until 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda (Bob) Fitzpatrick and Teri (Mark) Bliss, five grandchildren, Brandi (Eric) Storjohann, Dustin (Krista) Fitzpatrick, Misty (Matt) Lappi, Derek (Justi) Fitzpatrick and Matthew (Grace) Bliss, 12 great-grandchildren Ashlin, Ben, Luke, Cameron, Kenzie, Madden, Logan, Layton, Reese, Mason, Rhyan and Sawyer, one sister Dianne Harsh and two brothers David Bailey and Jerry Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, her father, mother and brother Jack Bailey. In honor of her request there will be no services. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alva’s name to Partners in Care Hospice in Bend, Oregon.


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