Mary F. Edwards 10/14/1840- 3/26/1891
Posted By: Karen Bergquist Uhr
Date: 2/7/2009 at 22:33:43
At her home in Bonaparte,Iowa, March 26, 1891, Mrs. Mary F Edwards aged 50 years, 5 months and 12 days.
Her maiden name was Perkins, she being the daughter of Joseph F. and Eliza Perkins, her mother being the first wife of J. F. Perkins. She was born near Bonaparte, Iowa, October 14, 1840. When about twenty years of age she united with the Christian church at Mt. Sterling, Iowa, and never severed her connection with that church. She was married to John B. Edwards, November 28th, 1865.
Mrs. Edwards was highly respected in the communmity, was a loving companion and mother. She leaves to mourn their loss, her husband, one son, one grandson, her father, one sister and four brothers.
The funeral took place for the Baptist church in Bonaparte, March 27, 1891. Rev. G. W. Barber of Selma, conducting the service, and preached a very earnest sertmon. Mrs. Edwards death was a surprise to this community, as all thought she was recovering, but death came and claimed her as his own.
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