Obituary and Service Information for Charlene Edwards
|Edwards, Charlene |
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Auburn Presbyterian Church 59 Auburn Church Rd, Elsberry, MO 63343
Aurburn Presbyterian Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Gideons International.
Charlene Edwards, 89, formerly of rural Elsberry, Missouri, passed away, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 in Scenic Nursing Home, Herculaneum, Missouri. She was born July 12, 1930 in Elsberry, Missouri, to Charles Walker and Mary Belle Cannon Finley.
Charlene was a graduate of the Elsberry High School. She was a member of the Auburn Presbyterian Church where she served as pianist for over 50 years. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, quilting, embroidery, crocheting, and other hand work. She was a 4-H club leader and caregiver for her parents and her husband.
On May 4, 1951 she was united in marriage to the late Archie Oscar Edwards and to this union two children were born.
She is survived by her sons, Bob (Dottie) Edwards of Saint Louis, Missouri, and Kevin (Lori) Edwards of Kansas City, Missouri, six grandchildren, Finley Charles (Emily) Edwards, Sarah (Jeremy) Collings, Melissa Edwards, Benjamin Edwards, Megan Edwards, and Nicholas Edwards, and four great grandchildren: Abigail, Anderson, Alvin Edwards and Maddie Collings, her sister, Dorotha Belle Watson of Troy, Missouri and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Oscar Edwards, her great grandson, Archer Edwards, and her parents, Charles and Mary Finley.
A memorial service will be held later.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of Festus, Missouri.