Shirley Edwards

May 24, 1932 – May 28, 2019

Shirley Marian Edwards

     Shirley Marian Edwards daughter of the late Marion “Tuck” McMullin and Edna Prater McMullin was born on May 24, 1932 in Gray Ridge, Missouri and departed this life on May 28, 2019 in Mexico, Missouri at the age of 87.

Mrs. Edwards was a life long member of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Dexter, a member of PEO and Church Women United.  She enjoyed playing bridge and was in a bridge club.  She was a home-maker and a resident of Dexter.

On March 21, 1951 she was united in marriage to Eugene Edwards in Dexter.  Mr. Edwards preceded her in death on July 13, 2007.

She is survived by two daughters, Karen Wright of Mexico, Missouri and Joy Ward and husband David of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Wayne Edwards; by two brothers, Edwin McMullin and Wayne McMullin and by one grandson Duane Eugene Edwards.

A private grave-side memorial service will be conducted at a later date.  Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.

The family requests memorials be made to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 224 East Stoddard Street, Dexter, Missouri 63841.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.