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MRS. Lena M. Edwards

MRS. Lena M. Edwards Obituary
Lena M. Edwards, 92, of Hoopeston died at 5:44 p.m. March 25, 2014 at her home.
Lena was born July 13, 1921 in Hoopeston, she was the daughter of Archie R. and Edith M. (Dyer) Staton. She married Albert Edwin Edwards on February 28, 1939 in Williamsport, Ind. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1986.
She is survived by eight children; Eddie Lee (Sheila) Edwards, Sandra S. Drulligner, Terry Allan (Sharon) Edwards, James Albert (Diana) Edwards, Carolyn Kay (Richard) Hampton, Cheryl Lynn (Larry) Stephen, Thomas Joe Edwards and Wendy Lou Edwards all of Hoopeston, twenty five grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister, one son (Ralph Wayne) and two grandchildren.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Lena was a homemaker and had been a seasonal worker at many Hoopeston factories. She enjoyed spending Saturday mornings at her home with her family and many friends.
Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Edwards will be held at 11:30 A.M. Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. Monday at the Brown-Alkire Funeral Home, 309 E. Washington St. in Hoopeston. The Rev. Earl Eells will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Hoopeston Multi Agency.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.
Brown-Alkire Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
Published in Hoopeston Chronicle on Mar. 27, 2014
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