Olga T. Edwards

It is with great sadness the family of Olga T. Edwards announces her passing on Tuesday, July 31, 2019, in California at the age of 86, She was a former beautician “Olga’s Beauty Salon” 1968-2001. 

She is survived by her husband John Irvin Edwards,  Daughters Sharon Edwards-Hodgson and Earlyn Edwards, Stepson, Irvin Edwards, Brothers: Winston Carty, Clarence Lake, Son in Law Karl Hodgson, Grandchildren: Sean Harrigan, Arisha Edwards, Ebony Thompkins, LeAnna-Lewis Parris, Troi Williams, Ashime Harrigan,  Aaliyah Ambrose;  Great-grandchildren: Khyren Ross, Kharizma Thompkins and Khamden Thompkins. 

She was proceeded in death by her mother Lorette Thomas, Father Charles Lake, Son Mitchel Edwards, Sister Helen Lake, Nephew Jeanpierre Carty, and stepdaughter Cassilla Hamlet. 

Affectionately remembering her also are Nieces: Jennifer Jeffrey, Nadine Blackman, Cassandra Royer-Wilson , Tessa Mitchelie Alston, Jozaine Carty Roberts, Keysha  Carty Hill, Carla and Claudette Edwards; Nephews: Conrad Carty and Craig Donawa; Sister in Laws: Mary Carty, Claudette Lake, Iola Josiah, Kathleen Brooks, Veronica Edwards, Jean Edwards, Genevive Edwards, Brother in Laws: Kenneth Edwards, and Patrick Edwards,  Special and close Friends: Eileen Harrigan, Gloria Fabian, Mavis Malone, Ada Bonelli, Mr. and Mrs. Eclan David, Ida Dawson, Doris Henneman, Geniveive Donovan, Leona Moore, Millicent “Gimpie” Coats, Hortense Fraizer, Ralph Laster, Dr. Mauricio Castillo and his wife Ethel and, Rosario Valenzuela;  Special Cousins: Icford Warner, Genny Smalls, Avon Phillips, Veronica James and Fitzroy Jarvis  as well as many treasured families and friends to numerous to mention including the members of  Memorial Moravian Church and Holman United Methodist Church congregation. 

The family will also like to give a heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff and medical professionals at Burbank Rehab Center, Studio City Acute Care Rehab Center and Providence St. Joesph Hospital in Burbank, CA

The celebration of her life will begin with viewing on Thursday, August 29, 2019, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Turnbull Funeral Home and Crematory Services. The second viewing will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Moravian Church. Interment will be at the Western Cemetery No. 1. Tributes can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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