Edna (Carr) Kesler was born on April 29, 1878 in Newton County, Missouri. She was the daughter of John Milton & Mary J. (Umphries) Carr. Edna was a homemaker during her adult life and the widow of Ira Kesler. Edna passed away on November 9, 1951 in a covention home after suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis. She was laid to rest in Van Buren Cemetery.