Funeral Homes in Edwards, CA


Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Edwards.

Suburbs of Edwards: Edward, Edwards Air Force Base, Aerial Acres, Edwards AFB, North Edwards.

Zip codes in the city: 93523, 93524.

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Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial

Murphy Funerals & Cremations that have been in the Antelope Valley since 1966 and have been in existence for over 40 years. Today, we continue to provide families with quality, compassionate care. The funeral arrangers at Halley-Olsen-Murphy...

Desert Lawn Memorial Park

Desert Lawn Memorial Park is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Palmdale, CA, up on a hill, away from the congestion of the city . Desert Lawn is the only operating memorial park in Palmdale. Desert Lawn has 47 acres, all dedicated...

Nearby Funeral Homes for Edwards

All Valley Cremation Service
38141 6th St E
Palmdale, CA 93599
Antelope Valley Cremation Service
619 W Milling St
Lancaster, CA 93584
Chapel of the Valley Mortuary
1755 E Avenue R
Palmdale, CA 93590
Chapel-The Canyons Mortuary
3150 E Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93590
Desert Lawn Memorial Park
2200 E Avenue S
Palmdale, CA 93550
East Kern Cemetery Dist
2040 Belshaw St
Mojave, CA 93502
Funeral Reference Service
44802 Date Ave
Lancaster, CA 93584
Good Shepherd Cemetery
43121 70th St W
Lancaster, CA 93586
Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial
3150 E Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93590
Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial
44831 N. Cedar Avenue
Lancaster, CA 93534
Hicks Mortuary
8837 E Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93543
Joshua Memorial Park
808 E Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93539
Lancaster Cemetery
111 E Lancaster Blvd
Lancaster, CA 93539
Mumaw Funeral Home
44663 Date Ave
Lancaster, CA 93534
Stickel Mortuary
2201 Inyo St
Mojave, CA 93501

Facts about the city

Edwards (formerly, Muroc and Wherry Housing) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.It is located 16 miles (26 km) east-southeast of Mojave, at an elevation of 2356 feet (718 m).Edwards was originally a base housing site for Edwards Air Force Base and is now a part of the base reservation.A post office was established at Edwards in 1951 (having been transferred from Muroc).

Edwards Obituaries

It was reported on March 20th, 2016 that Kathleen M "Kat" Larson (Skirpan) perished in Appleton, Wisconsin.  Ms. Larson was 59 years old and was born in Edwards, CA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kathleen M "Kat"'s life.


Edwards has been an air base since 1933, when a cadre arrived from March AFB Field in Riverside, California to lay out a bombing range for bomb crews and to set up tents. Edwards Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located on the border of Kern County, California County and Los Angeles County, California in the Antelope Valley. It has long been a home for flight research and testing and has subsequently been home to many of aviation's most important and daring research flights. Previous names of Edwards AFB were: * Muroc Lake Bombing and Gunnery Range, Sep 1933 * Army Air Base, Muroc Lake, 23 Jul 1942 * Army Air Base, Muroc, 2 Sep 1942 * Muroc Army Airfield, 8 Nov 1943 * Muroc Air Force Base, 12 Feb 1948. It is six nautical miles (11 km) southwest of the central business district of North Edwards, California and 7 miles (11 km) due east of Rosamond, California It is named in memory of US Air Force test pilot Glen Edwards (pilot) Edwards, who died at the base while testing the YB-49 Flying Wing.

Originally known as the Muroc Army Air Field, the base was renamed on December 8 1949 in memory of US Air Force test pilot Glen Edwards (pilot) Edwards (1918-48), who died 18 months earlier while testing the Northrop YB-49 flying wing.


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