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Betty June Edwards

Obituary for Betty June Edwards

May 26, 1924 - February 19, 2020
Wanamaker, Indiana | Age 95

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Betty June (Pierson) Edwards, age 95, passed away on February 19, 2020. She was born May 26, 1924 in Wanamaker, Indiana to Grover and Bertha (Reed) Pierson and lived there the rest of her life.Betty attended school in Franklin Township and graduated from high school in New Bethel. She met, fell in love, and married Alfred E. Edwards on July 9, 1946. They were the proud parents of 4 daughters and were married 54 years until Alfred's death in 2000. She was a long time bookkeeper at High Point Oil Company, periodically taking a sabbatical to care for her children and then returning to her position at High Point until her retirement. After retirement, she became an avid reader of mysteries and an online solitaire player. She and Al enjoyed travel, visiting Mammoth Cave, Charleston, S.C., Carlsbad Caverns, Florida, and the Grand Canyon among others within the United States. The high point of their travels was an overseas vacation to Europe, visiting London, Paris, Heidelberg and the Rhine valley. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Alfred, her parents and her brother Thomas. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy (Al) Pelko; daughters Sandra (Joe) Del Rosario, Janet (Tim) Lange, Barbara Edwards ,and Judi (Ken) Kelshaw; and grandchildren Sammuel, Benjamin, and Thomas Lange, Elizabeth and Julia Del Rosario, and Jon (Allison) Morton; and great-grandson Nicholas Morton. Betty will be sorely missed by those who knew her and were the beneficiaries of her never-ending kindness, wisdom and support. Services for Betty are Friday, February 28 at 12:00 noon at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory-Franklin Township Chapel, with visitation on Thursday, February 27 from 4-7:00 pm at the funeral home, and one additional hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will follow at Orchard Hill Cemetery.

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