Helen F. Edwards, 91, of Minerva, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla.
She was born July 9, 1925, in Maximo to Edward and Myrtle (Blanc) Shoemaker. She graduated from Alliance High school and attended the Alliance Business College. She is a member of the St. Gabriel Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's Club.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Edwards, who died in 1983; and a sister, Eleanor Eckert. She is survived by two daughters, Pat (Ray) Davis of Minerva, and Pam (Ned) Casale of Alliance; son, Ed "Joel" (Pam) Edwards of Hollywood, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mass of the Christian Burial were held Jan. 9 in the St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Minerva, with Fr. Victor Cinson as celebrant. Burial will be in Moultrie Chapel Cemetery in Minerva. Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.