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Glenda Melissa Edwards

Glenda Melissa Edwards, 78, of Sullivan, formerly of Arthur, Olney, and Madisonvile, Kentucky, died at 7:02 a.m. Friday, August 19, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur.

Glenda was born Nov. 6, 1943 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, the daughter of John Franklin and Lettie Cleo Galloway Jocelyn. She married Dr. Ian Keith Edwards and he preceded her in death in 2001.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Coble of Madisonville, Kentucky; granddaughters, Jessie Garrett, Jana Sherman, Starla Bourland, Kate Shaon, McKenzie Edwards; grandsons, Ian and Steven Edwards, Jason Ellison; sister, Betty Hill of Kaviz, Kentucky; daughter-in-law, Suzy Edwards of Arthur; many great and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Terry Edwards; and grandson, Keegan Edwards.

There will be a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2022 at the Arthur Cemetery with Pastor Craig Swinford officiating. Shrader Funeral Home, Arthur, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Glenda graduated from the Owensboro School of Nursing and had worked at the Hopkins County Hospital in Kentucky.

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