Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Edith Mae Roberts Memorial
Edith Mae Roberts Memorial

Edith Mae Roberts

Edith Mae Roberts

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Edith Mae Roberts, 81, of Cordes Lake, AZ, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at YRMC West Medical Center in Prescott, AZ, due to complications from open heart surgery.

She was born on November 06, 1938 in Kansas City, MO.

Mrs. Roberts was the owner of a commercial dry cleaning business, a skilled seamstress, an avid antique doll collector and a talented cook.   She was a former longtime resident of the Skagit Valley until settling in Arizona.

Edith is survived by her love of 18 years Don Putnam of Birdsview, WA; her son, Charles R. Lynch of Bullhead City, AZ; daughter, Carrie F. Priest-Quigley of Hemet, CA; 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Karen Taylor of Johns Island, SC and Emma Evelyn Ayers of Arizona;  her brother, Edward Van Vleck of Mobile, AL, and daughter-in-law, Sherry Lynch of Sedro-Woolley, WA;  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lynch; an infant son Bill, son John D. Lynch, 4 siblings and parents Florin and Carrie Van Vleck.

Private graveside services will be held at the Green Hills Cemetery in Burlington. Arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.


  • Carrie Priest Quigley

    Mom, it’s May 30th , I Miss you So I just want you to know I am Jealous of the Angels Around the Thrown Tonight,all my Love Always and Forever, Carrie

  • Sherry Lynch

    Edith, I know our Heavenly Father has released you from all your earthly pain. I choose to remember the days when you still lived here in WA and John was still with us. Like some of the other comments your laugh was unmistakable. Rest easy and enjoy the company. 💝 Sherry Lynch

  • Vickie (Wilson) Buhman

    Wow…Edith I can’t believe the last time I talked to you was at Crystal’s wedding. It seems like just yesterday Rick and I were talking to you about going to see you in Arizona, damit and now you’re gone! I can’t believe that I won’t see you again or hear your beautiful southern accent🥰 You will be missed. I would like to send my condolences to your daughter Carrie and her family and your son Chuck, my sister Sandi, my nieces Caroline and Crystal and their families too. RIP BEAUTIFUL!

  • Lynn Franco

    Some of my oldest memories are those of the times I was with you- thank you. I will cherish those thoughts and memories for the rest of my life. May you Rest In Peace and know that we’ll miss you each day but will find comfort in knowing your looking down on all of us and will be with us in each and every way- ❤️ Your Granddaughter Lynn Franco and Family 👨‍👩‍👧

  • Caroline Lynch

    Grandma, I will never forget your laugh, your voice, your smile. Everyone always tells me that I look like you and that I have a voice like yours, 8 octaves high. I’m going to miss you, I will never forget the memories I have with you, your house near the orange orchards, the fun times with icicles in sedro wooly, the Christmas’ that I couldn’t wait for that big box to be delivered. Rest In Peace I love you so very much and will miss you.

  • Chris Stordah

    Hi grandma I just wanted to say thank you for being such a great woman. I’m going to miss your laugh your smile and the way you looked at me when I was in trouble. I will always love you. Tell we meet again. Love ya Chris Stordahl

  • Rebecca Martinson

    My mom used to call you the “funny one”. She’d also refer to you as the pretty one. I know how much she loved having you just down the street for so many years. You will be missed. Chuck and Carrie, my heart goes out to you, and I look forward to celebrating her life as soon as we are able to be together again.

  • Carrie Priest- Quigley

    Mom, I still can’t believe you are gone my Heart 💗 is Broken . You were the Best mom a Kid could ask for I will always always Love 💗 you , I never thought you would be gone this soon . I know you’re in Heaven with John ,Dad , Grandma and Grandpa and your siblings. Their will never be a Day go bye that I Won’t Miss you , you Took a Huge Huge piece of my Heart 💗 with you, I will Love💗 you until I Take my last Breath and see you again. Love You to the Moon and Back,Love your Daughter Carrie 💗

  • Chuck Lynch

    Hi Mom I sure miss you and are reminded of you always wish you have said one more time that I love you or to see you one more time I’m happy to say that I sat down for dinner with you and my sister and made you so happy so those are the moments that I will never forget
    Love you Mom ❤️