DEXTER -- Barbara E. Edwards, 76, died Feb. 7, 2007, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter.
Born June 2, 1930, at Bernie, daughter of the late Roscoe and Nina Buchanan Russell, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter, a member of the Order of Eastern Star 311 for 53 years, and was an electrologist.
On June 7, 1957 in Dexter, she married Quentin Edwards who survives of the home.
In addition to her husband, survivors include: one son, Marc Edwards of Dexter; one daughter, Elizabeth Hamilton of Lake Side, Texas; two brothers, James Russell of Essex and Jerry Russell of Battle Creek, Mich.; one sister, Polly Sheets of Dexter; and one grandchild.
She was preceded in death by one brother, David Russell; and three sisters, Alice Keller, Betty Meyer and Ruth Gilliam.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. An Eastern Star service will then be conducted at 1 p.m. followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. with Dr. Kevin Chenoweth officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bethany Cemetery near Campbell.