CENTER – Mildred Edwards, age 82, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was a Barren County native and was saved as a young woman at Savoyard Baptist Church. She was a member of Rock Spring Baptist Church. She was a former store manager at Bon Worth and Center Grocery. She was also a housewife and farmed alongside her husband.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy T. Parker and Ora Ellen Pedigo Parker; two brothers, J.T. and Ernest Parker; two infant brothers and two sisters, Margaret Poynter and Anna Parsley.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Wendell Edwards, Center; three daughters: Cheryl Edwards, Center, Wynona Correll (Larry), Glasgow, and Wendy Gibson (Stevie), Edmonton; four grandchildren: Derek Harlow (Molly), Brandy Edwards, Whitley, and Reagan Gibson; two step-grandchildren, Madison and Blair Correll; five great-grandchildren: Mason Shirley, Colin Edwards, Emma Brown, Logan, and Carly Harlow; two sisters, Dorothy Moossun (Hassan) and Mary Jo Smith (Kenneth) and two sisters-in-law, Berniece Chaney and Laverne Norris.
Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019, with burial in the Center Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Winn Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 16 from 3 p.m.- 8 p.m. and after 10 a.m. until time of service on Thursday.