SULPHUR WELL – Lorene Beard Edwards, age 87, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, December 20, 2018, surrounded by her family at Metcalfe Health Care Center in Edmonton. Born February 25, 1931, to the Charlie and Mable Beard, she was the wife of the late Robert Granvil Edwards.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia (Barry) Froedge of Sulphur Well; two sons, Carl (Lee Ann) Edwards of Edmonton and Terry Edwards of Center; one daughter-in-law, Bonnie Edwards of Center; two brothers, Cecil (Libby) Beard of Portland and Glen (Elaine) Beard of Edmonton; three sisters, Pauline Rogers of Portland, Dimple Parnell of Mooresville, IN, and Diane (Darwyl) Atwell of Edmonton; six grandchildren: Timothy “Dinky” Edwards (Rena), Amanda Garmon (Steve), Tabatha England (Aaron), Candie Bennett (Pete), Brittany Grissom (Jr. Ray), and Courtney Edwards; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Timmie Edwards, granddaughter, Laura White, and sister Mary Francis Napiers.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2018, at the Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Edwards Family Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday and after 9:00 a.m. Sunday until time for the services at the Funeral Home.