Grace Edwards

Grace L. Edwards, 83, of Rushville, formerly of Browning, died at 8 am. Saturday, March 29, 1997, at her residence.

She was born June 29, 1913, in Terre Haute, Ind., the daughter of George Washington and Edith Pearl Gue Lane. She married Burlie E. Edwards on May 9, 1929, in Havana. He died Nov. 23, 1981. One great-great-grandson, one broher and three stepsisters also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one son, Robert J. Edwards of Beardstown; one daughter, Mrs. Michael (Linda) Page of Rushville; one stepsister, Bessie Maybell Breuer of Rushville; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Monday at Messerer Cemetery near Frederick with Rev. Marvin Chockley officiating. Wood-Roby Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Friend in Need Pregnancy Center.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/2/1997


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