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Shirley Edwards

May 24, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, March 1, 1935
Died: 
Monday, May 23, 2011
Funeral: 
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 10:00
Location: 
First Baptist Church of Santo
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Dobbs Valley Cemetery, Palo Pinto County. At Shirley's request, there will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to: 
The Edwards family requests consideration of donations, in lieu of usual remembrances, in Shirley's memory, to American Diabetes Association, Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home

Shirley Ann Chesnut Edwards was born March 1, 1935, at Chesnut Mountain, daughter of the late Dwight and Pearl Jones Chesnut. She married Tom Edwards in Santo in 1951 and they began their lives together, which would last 60 years. Shirley loved to work in her orchard and garden and was an animal lover. She reared her five children and was active at Live Oak Baptist Church until her health no longer permitted. Service to her Lord was top priority, followed very closely by her family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Margene Ricke.

Survivors: Husband, Tommy Edwards of Santo; children, Gary Edwards and wife, Elizabeth, of Silver City, N.M., Debbie Martin and husband, Donald Ray, of Weatherford, Doug Edwards and wife, Barbara, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Donna Hartman and husband, Roy, of Denver, Colo., and Karen Searcy and husband, Larry, of Abilene; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Woodard of Fort Worth; brother, Harold Chesnut and wife, Susie, of Santo; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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