Person Sheet

Name Edna Estella Maxwell
Birth 5-15-1910, Clay Center KS
Death 7-22-2007, Manhattan, KS Age: 97
Burial Wreford Cemetery, Geary Co., KS
Occupation Teacher (Home Economics)
Father James H. Maxwell (1885-1958)
Mother Jessie Irene Spence (1888-1968)
Spouses
1 A. (Aubrey) Thornton Edwards , G Uncle
Birth 12-11-1908, Junction City, KS18
Death 12-24-2001, Topeka, KS Age: 93
Burial 12-28-2001, Wreaford Cem, Geary Co. KS
Residence Manhattan, KS
Occupation Educator And Director Of Housing At Kansas State Univ., Manhattan
Education Masters Degree From K-State
Cause of death Heart Attack
Member of Sertoma Club, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Manhattan Men’s Garden Club, First Presbyterian Church
Father Aubrey West Edwards (1882-1951)
Mother Henrietta “Hattie” Jacobina Beeler (1883-1970)
Marriage 6-7-1941, Manhattan, KS
Children Annette Kay (1941-)
  Bette Lu (1945-)
Notes for A. (Aubrey) Thornton (Spouse 1)
Named Aubrey Thornton, but always called Thornton. He loved gardening and playing bridge and built 15 grandfather clocks. He retired in 1973 after 28 years as Director of Housing at K-State. A. Thornton Hall was named in his honor. After retirement he and Edna spent 16 sommers at Canyon Village in Yellowstone National Park as assistant managers of Hamilton’s General Store.