Russell Wayne Edwards, 55, of Kenny Bug Road in the Black Oak community in Whitley County, Ky., died Feb. 12 at the Jellico Community Hospital.
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Russell is preceded in death by his mother and father; Dorothy L.A. Madeline and Harry Jack Edwards; brothers, Harry and Bobby Edwards; sister, Cookie Edwards. Russell is survived by his loving wife Merle Edwards; beloved daughters, Mercedes Edwards of the Black Oak Community in Whitley County, Ky., Vicky Rendall, of New Mexico; sister, Linda Blair; brother, Donald Edwards; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services were Feb. 16 with the Rev. Scott Landes and Kevin Walden officiating. Interment was Feb. 17 in the Douglas Cemetery.
Llewellyn Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Published in LaFollette Press on Feb. 21, 2013