Ellen Illene Edwards

January 30, 1925 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 94)


On the 13th day of November, Illene Edwards, of Guthrie, Oklahoma, passed away at the age of 94.

Illene was born in Guthrie, to Harvey and Linnie Donnell in 1925. She married Joe Edwards in October of 1942 and together they raised two children, Beverly and Ronnie.

Illene, along with her husband, Joe, was very active in the First Southern Baptist Church. She was involved in many jobs and businesses over the years in Guthrie. She also served on the Guthrie City Council and on the board of the Logan County Historical Society. In her spare time, she loved to paint and make ceramics.

The Edwards had a vacation get-away on Lake Eufaula and Illene loved the time spent there with her family.

Illene was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 67 years, Joe and their son, Ronnie. She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Carpenter and husband, Mike, her brother, Joe Blair and wife, Pat, her daughter-in-law, Jacque Edwards Cantrel, six grandchildren and their spouses, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral Service

Friday, November 15, 2019
11:00 AM

Community Funeral Home at Memory Gardens Memorial Park
1624 North Pine Street
Guthrie, OK - Oklahoma 73044

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