Kenneth Edwards

Kenneth L. "Festus" Edwards, 72, of Beardstown, died at 6:50 a.m. Friday, June 16, 2006, at Heritage Manor South in Beardstown.

He was born Oct. 21, 1933, in Bader, a son of Joseph and Iva Mae Thomas Edwards. He married Emma Jane Huntington on Aug. 31, 1973, in Beardstown. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Kenny Lee of Montana; one daughter, Donna Boyd of California; and two grandchildren.

He worked for Rich's Lumberyard in Beardstown.

Services were held Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Irene DeSollar officiating. Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to the Heritage Manor South Nursing Home activity fund.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/21/2006

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