Phyllis Mae Edwards
Phyllis Mae Edwards, age 81, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born August 19, 1935, in Stotts City, Missouri, the daughter of Bill and Lorene (Mullett) Weise.
Phyllis was a 1953 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and worked as a nurse’s aide for the Missouri Rehabilitation Center, retiring on May 2, 1982. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Vernon.
On February 14, 1979, she married Jerry Dean Edward, in Mt. Vernon. He preceded her in death on October 20, 2013.
She is survived by her son, Rodney Druce and his wife, Marsha, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; her step-daughter, Jill Andrade and her husband, Alex, of Corpus Christi, Texas; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Her parents, Bill and Lorene, husband, Jerry, daughter, Cindy Edwards, sister, Betty Burton and brother, Harlon Weise, preceded her in death.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Mt. Vernon City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, prior to the service, in the funeral home chapel.
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Visitation will be held from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017