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Gail Leslie Edmundson – Aug. 20, 1952 – Dec. 7, 2019

Gail Leslie Edmundson – Aug. 20, 1952 – Dec. 7, 2019

Gail Leslie Edmundson, 67, of Yoncalla, died Dec. 7, 2019.
She was born in Roseburg to Robert and Barbara (Maupin) Duncan on Aug. 20, 1952.
She attended Elkton schools and graduated in 1970. She also studied at the Merritt Davis Business School in Eugene.
In her younger years, Gail worked at Totem Inn, Manly Watson Logging and Mrs. Olsen’s as a bookkeeper. Later, she worked for the City of Yoncalla as a receptionist and Yoncalla High School as an administrative assistant.
Gail enjoyed riding horses, gardening and her beloved Leonberger dogs. Gail was proud that she was instrumental in the organization of the Yoncalla Rodeo.
Her pride and joy were her grandchildren.
She is survived by daughter Robyn Taylor; son Michael (Sheila) Kelly; sister Mary Jane Keller; grandchildren Aun-Marie Taylor, Alyssa Kelly, Blayke Kelly and Camdyn Kelly; and nephew Joe Keller.
Gail was preceded in death by sister Roberta Duncan; her longtime life partner of 35 years, Bob Kelly; son Jade Kelly; and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Drain Church of Christ. A private family interment will be held.
Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.



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