Nancy Edwards, age 81, of Marion, passed away at 1:50pm on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Parkway Manor in Marion.
Nancy was born on March 12, 1940, the daughter of George R. and Vivian F. (Coleman) Strunk. She married Paul E. Edwards, Sr. in West Frankfort on October 12, 1968. He preceded her in death on January 24, 2020.
Mrs. Edwards had attended First Church of God in Marion. She had retired from nursing where she previously worked at Marion Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by:
Daughter and Son-in-law-– Jane Watson (David) of Grand Chain
Daughter-in-law – Elizabeth Edwards of Marion
Daughter-in-law- Sylvia Edwards of Johnston City
Ten great grandchildren
Two great great grandchildren
Three Brothers- George “Spank” and Diana Strunk of Johnston City
David and Judy Strunk of Pinckneyville
Lindell and Sheila Strunk of Sherman, Mississippi
Sister-in-law – Norma Bennett (Deon) of Crab Orchard
Preceded by her Parents, husband, and three sons – Jeff D. Edwards, Matt Edwards, and Paul Edwards, Jr.
Funeral services will be Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 12:00pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Harper officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00am until the time of service at the funeral home.
For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Century School – Helping Hands Program in Ullin. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.