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Peggy Edwards

June 25, 1933 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 86)


Mrs. Peggy Edwards, age 86 of Benton, KY, formerly of Harrisburg, IL, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Stilley Assisted Living in Benton, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Darrell Simon and Bob Coburn officiating. Burial will follow in Pell Cemetery.

Peggy was a member of Harrisburg Church of Christ.

Peggy is survived by her daughter, Robyn Dowdy and husband Greg; two sons, Terry Edwards and wife Sheryl and Phil Edwards and wife Karol; five grandchildren, Emily Dowdy, Bryce Edwards and wife Amanda, Lucas Edwards, Bethany Edwards and husband Alex Barry and Matthew Edwards; two great grandchildren, David Barry and Lillian Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 63 years, Robert Edwards; and one son, Charles John Edwards.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 13th, at the Loftus-McManus Funeral Home from 9 am until the funeral at 11 am.

Memorial contributions may be given to New Pathways for Children, 3311 Shaw Road, Melber, KY 42069, Special Olympics Illinois, 605 E. Willow Street, Normal, IL 61761 or Harrisburg Church of Christ, PO Box 512, Harrisburg, IL 62946.

Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.


"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the end of the world." Psalm 19: 1-4

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July 13, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910

Funeral Service
July 13, 2019

11:00 AM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910


Special Olympics Illinois
1740 Innovation Dr. Box 23, Carbondale IL 62903
Web: https://www.soill.org/

Harrisburg Church of Christ
PO Box 512, Harrisburg IL 62946
Tel: 1-618-252-7154
Web: https://www.facebook.com/HarrisburgChurchOfChrist

New Pathways for Children
3311 Shaw Road, Melber KY 42069

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