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Margaret Edwards

April 13, 1938 — January 5, 2014

Margaret Edwards


MARGARET “MARGE” EDWARDS, 75, Arcola, IL formerly of Cowden, IL passed away Sunday afternoon, January 5, 2014 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center Mattoon, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main in Arcola, IL. Rev. Doug Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the funeral home.

Marge was born on April 13, 1938 in Racine, WI. She was a daughter of Steven Douglas and Helen (Svaboda) Miller. She married Dean Edwards on October 18, 1974 in Charleston, IL.

Survivors include her husband Dean of Arcola, IL; eight children, Doug Hock (Vicki), Rick Hock (Dianne), Rose Hock (Darrell) all of Arcola, IL, Jimmy Dean Edwards of Neoga, IL, Johnny Dale Edwards of Villa Grove, IL, Alfred Lawrence “Bud” Edwards (Donna) of Cerro Gordo, IL, Edith Fay Edwards of Bloomington, IL and Patricia Lynn Daily of Mattoon, IL; twenty-six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; three brothers, James Miller of Etna, IL, Joe Miller of Huntley, IL and Robert Miller of DeKalb, IL and two sisters, Lillian Miller of Bristol, WI and Marie Fieblekorn of Trevor, WI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, George Miller, and one sister, Bernice Miller.

Marge retired from Cap and Gown in Arcola in 1982.

She enjoyed playing Bingo, working cross-word puzzles, going to garage sales, she had been an avid bowler and she really enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Easter Seal or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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