Velma Jeanne Edwards, age 96, of Bedford, Indiana, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, at 11:02 a.m. at the IU Health Bedford Hospital, in Bedford, Indiana.

She was born on September 5, 1925, in Martin County, Indiana, the daughter of Oscar and Bernice (Harner) Sorrells. Jeanne married Robert L. Edwards on January 8, 1944, and he also preceded her in death.

Jeanne was a member of the Church of the Brethren, in Shoals.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Waldron and husband Jerry, of Bedford, and Connie Jones, of Jasper; one son, Bob Edwards and Renita Brown, of Bedford; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Wilma Qualkenbush and Marilyn Hardwick, both of Shoals; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister in infancy; and two grandsons, Bryan Edwards and Josh Waldron.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday (today), January 12th, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary.

Burial will be made in the Huron Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of the service  at the mortuary.

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