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Emory C. Edwards

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Emory C. Edwards Obituary
Emory Edwards

Emory Clifford Edwards, 70, of Trenton, IL, born November 9, 1947, in Mitchell, IN, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at his home.

Mr. Edwards was a supervisor for Georgia Pacific and a veteran of the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and bowling.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford Fredrick and Orpha Helen, nee Tencher, Edwards; and a sister, Hazel Beasley.

Surviving are his wife, Emma Faye Dowdy, whom he married on October 6, 1973, at the Hatkins Chapel in Belleville, she survives in Trenton; a daughter, Shari L. (Clinton) Truett of New Baden; three grandchildren, William B. Childers Jr., of New York, Elizabeth A. Childers of Georgia, and Candis Pressley of Illinois; eight great-grandchildren; his siblings, June (Roy) Lamb of Indiana, Bertha Pfeiffer of Illinois, Helen (Jim) Lewis of Indiana, and Bonnie Slater of Illinois.

Memorials may be made to the family and will be received at Nordike Funeral Home, 15 E. Hanover St., New Baden, IL 62265. Condolences may be sent to the family at nordikefuneralhome.com.

Services: There will be no services.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 11, 2018
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