Deaths: May 14, 2002

May 14, 2002


Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Madeline Wagoner, 84, of El Centro, who died Saturday in her home.

The Rev. LeRoy Jackson of Imperial, former pastor of Imperial Community Church, will officiate.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.

Mrs. Wagoner was born Dec. 21, 1917, in Milwaukee and was raised and attended schools there.

In California she worked as a street care motorman for the San Diego Electric Railway during World War II, where she met her husband, K.E. Gene "Cuz" Wagoner.

The Wagoners had recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Wagoner lived in El Centro for 53 years and was a member of the Order of the Easter Star, according to family.


Survivors include her husband, K.E. Gene "Cuz" Wagoner of El Centro; brother, Chester Flancher of Cleveland, Tenn.; sister, Gladys Balde of Milwaukee; sister-in-law, Kathlee Wagoner of Escondido; and many nieces and nephews, including John and Bill Wagoner, both of El Centro, and Jim Wagoner of San Diego.


Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Valle Vista Baptist Church, 44394 E. Florida St. in Hemet, for Norma Faye Edwards, 47, of Englewood, Colo., a former Brawley resident who died April 29 in Littleton, Colo.

Mrs. Edwards was born June 26, 1954, in Brawley to Roy and Charlotte Northington.

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Northington; and step-father, Willis Hoskins.

Survivors include her husband, Harold Edwards of Englewood; mother, Charlotte Hoskins of Hemet; brothers, Steven, Joe and Douglas Northington; and sisters, Cathy McPhink and Maxine Wilson.

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