Louise Edwards Cone, 93, of San Antonio, Texas, passed into the loving hands of Our Lord on May 8, 2019, after a short illness. She was born on July 1, 1925, in Stamford, Texas to Alonzo (Lonnie) Rufus and Mamie Fleming (Bynum) Edwards having been delivered by her maternal grandfather Dr. John Turner Bynum Sr. She graduated from Sunset High School in 1942 and was married to Richard Edward Rush Cone on February 21, 1949, in Dallas, Texas. Their marriage lasted 60 years producing two sons and a daughter: Rush Edwards Cone, Richard Eric Cone and Rebecca Jane Cone.
Louise dedicated her life to her husband, family and friends and will be missed by all who knew her. She will be lovingly remembered as an exceptional mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Louise also impacted many lives through lifelong community involvement and service in Dallas, San Antonio and Ruidoso, New Mexico. She also thoroughly enjoyed performing in regional theaters in Ruidoso and San Antonio.
Louise is survived by her children and their spouses Rush (Cynthia) Cone, Richard Cone and Rebecca (Charles) Torkelson; five grandchildren and their spouses Jason (Tiffany) Cone, Brandon (Lindsey DeBerry) Cone, Stephanie (Byron) Capt, Cory (Claudia) Torkelson and Preston (Laura Rebekah) Cone; 12 great grandchildren and step-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sisters and their husbands [Anna Beth (Malcolm) Lider and Jane Bynum (William) King], one grandchild (Levi Torkelson) and two great grandchildren (Baby girl Cone and Velia Joy Capt).
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Sparkman/Hillcrest Memorial Park located at 7405 W. Northwest Hwy, Dallas, Texas. A reception will immediately follow at Saint Michael and All Angels Church located at 8011 Douglas in Dallas.