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Beverly Kay Edwards age 71, of Knox City, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in LaBelle Manor Care Center in LaBelle, Missouri.

She was born February 21, 1947, in Knox County, Missouri, the daughter of Elvin Ray and Helen Ilene Anderson Edwards.

Beverly lived on the family farm near Knox City, Missouri, and enjoyed helping with the gardening and flowers.    She enjoyed time spent with family and especially her cat.  She was a member of the Knox City Methodist Church.

Surviving are several cousins including; JoAnn (Hillis) Prather of Eudora, Kansas, Bill (Carolyn) Anderson of Altamont, Illinois, Marilyn (Gary) Waite of Kirksville, Missouri, Marlys  (Jay) Gjerstad of West Des Moines, Iowa, Jan (Tony) Willis of Watlington, UK, Charlotte (Larry) Mitchell of Edina, Missouri, Jim (Audrey) Dent of Maywood, Missouri, Sherwin (Karen) Dent of Macon, Missouri, Mary (Bob) Gray of Carbondale, Illinois, Ruth (Harlen) Kaden of Glasford, Illinois, and Liz (Keith) Harmening of Palmyra, Missouri.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.  Reverend Graig Connell will officiate the services with music selections “In the Garden” and “How Great Thou Art” by Ed and Jeanne Anderson.

Burial was in Millport Cemetery with Larry Mitchell, James Dent, Bob Gray, David Whan, Wayne Rudd and Gary Waite as casket bearers.

Visitation and services were held Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Hudson-Rimer funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.

Memorials are suggested to the Millport Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.