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BETTY JANE EDWARDS

January 14, 1933 March 31, 2019
BETTY JANE EDWARDS
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Obituary for BETTY JANE EDWARDS

86, of Effingham, Illinois passed away at 1:26 P.M., Sunday March 31, 2019, in her daughter’s residence in Trilla. She was born January 14, 1933, in Neoga, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Parker) Huffman. She married Walter Lee Edwards Sr., February 7, 1956 in Chicago. Mr. Edwards passed away May 3, 2002. Betty was the retired owner/operator of Betty's Coffee Shop in Effingham. She was a member of the Good Prospect Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Trilla, a lifetime member and former officer of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary of Effingham.
Mrs. Edwards leaves her Children, Jack Hines (Donna) of St. Stephens Church, Virginia, Walter Lee Edwards, Jr. (Kelly) of Charleston and Wanda Wallace (Bob) of rural Trilla; ten Grandchildren, Tad, Spencer, Jayme, Tony, Kassie, Kristin, Walter, Kari, Annie and Robin; thirteen Great Grandchildren, Chase, Cameron, Milo, Gus, Vincent, Halli, Annaliese, Ben, Gracie, Owen, Lila, Colbie and Elliet; Nephews, Gerald Edwards of Lerna, and Roger Edwards of Decatur, . She was preceded in death by, her parents; husband Walter; two Sisters, Judy Edwards and Margaret Pygott; Brother, Junior Huffman and Nephew, Rendall Edwards.
Betty took great joy in attending family dinners and being with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, who were her pride and joy. She enjoyed dancing, playing cards and watching her family race. .
A Celebration of Betty's life will be at 11:00 AM, Thursday April 4, 2019 in the Swengel - O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, with Rev. Adam McReynolds officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Janesville Cemetery of Janesville.

The Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, IL is in charge of arrangements.

online condolences may be expressed at www.swengel-odell.com


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Visitation

Thursday

4

Apr

9:00 AM 4/4/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home

520 Oak Avenue
PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home
520 Oak Avenue Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Celebration Of Life

Thursday

4

Apr

11:00 AM 4/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home

520 Oak Avenue
PO Box 339
Neoga, IL 62447

Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home
520 Oak Avenue Neoga 62447 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Janesville Cemetery Final Resting Place

048 N County Road 1200 E
Lerna, IL 62440

048 N County Road 1200 E Lerna 62440 IL
United States
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