Marilyn Leigh (Crowell) Edwards

January 20, 1942 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 78)


Marilyn Leigh Edwards, 78, of Bellevue, Michigan passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at home.

Marilyn was born on January 20, 1942 in Battle Creek, MI to Maxwell and Rose (Walker) Crowell.
She married Garwood Edwards on May 9, 1984 in Houston, Texas.

Marilyn worked as a laborer at Interbake Foods in Battle Creek for 12 years and then went to work for Cellasto in Marshall for 10 years.

Marilyn enjoyed fishing, camping and attending Indian Pow Wows. She was an excellent artist, oil painting was her favorite. Most of all, she loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 36 years Garwood Edwards; her children, Greg (Brenda) Mehaffey of Battle Creek, Michigan, Thomas Mehaffey of Marshall, Michigan and Leigh Kellogg of Battle Creek, Michigan; her step-children, Grant Edwards of Battle Creek, Michigan, Genny Maxwell of Battle Creek, Michigan; her grandchildren, Scott Mehaffey, Johnathon(Hilary) Mehaffey, Roland Kellogg, Kristen Kellogg, Nicole (Kevin) Fields, Scott Maxwell and Emilee MacIntosch. She is also survived by 5 great grandchildren. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings,, DL Crowell, Joan Tuttle and Barney Crowell.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials contributions are requested to Wounded Warrior Project

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