Betty J. Edwards
91, of Navarre, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at Affinity Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Zanesville on Oct. 26, 1922 to the late Foster F. and Margaret M. (Lyons) Spring and married C. Richard Edwards on Feb. 28, 1946. He died Nov. 21, 1988. She was a World War II Navy Veteran and was a member of the Navarre VFW and the Brewster American Legion.
She is survived by children, Patricia (Gary) Perdew of Marietta and Richard Edwards of Leroy, Ill; grandchildren, Michelle (Gary) Burtt of Delroy and Joshua Burson of Navarre. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother; and three sisters.
Graveside services with military honors will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the East Union Lawn Cemetery in Navarre with Pastor Bill Andrick officiating. There will be no calling hours. Spidell Funeral Home in Brewster is handling the arrangements. A memorial website has been created by the funeral home and may be accessed at www.spidellfuneralhome.com where you may share a memory or sign the guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to the Navarre VFW.
Spidell Funeral Homes, Inc. - Brewster Chapel
209 Chestnut Street, N.W. Brewster, OH 44613
Published in The Repository on Dec. 31, 2013