SPRINGFIELD, IL – Lori Sue Abbott-Edwards, 52, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at her home.
She was born Oct. 22, 1961, in New London, Wisc., to Ronald and Elizabeth (Tetzlaff) Abbott. She married Timothy Edwards in Springfield on Feb. 14, 1986.
She was employed by Pearson Professional for 12 years and previously employed as an occupational therapist at Memorial Medical Center. She was a member of West Side Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Timothy C. Edwards, O.D.; son, Thomas Edwards, of Springfield; daughters, Tess Edwards, of Kansas City, Mo., and Callie Edwards, of Warrensburg, Mo.; parents, Ronald and Elizabeth Abbott, of Fremont, Wisc.; sister, Joey Tews of Phoenix, Ariz.; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Kelly Wilhite.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition www.ovarian.org.
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