Peggy Edwards


BENTON -- Peggy Edwards, 86, of Benton, formerly of Harrisburg, Illinois, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019, at Stilley Assisted Living.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 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; and 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 from 9 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given to New Pathways for Children, 3311 Shaw Road, Melber, Kentucky, 42069; Special Olympics Illinois, 605 E. Willow St., Normal, Illinois, 61761; or Harrisburg Church of Christ, P.O. Box 512, Harrisburg, Illinois, 62946.

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