Mary Edwards, 72, of Rector, Ark., passed away on March 15, 2019, at the Rector Nursing and Rehab. She was born December 23, 1946, to the late Lois Ellis and Ruthie (Dalton)Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey Edwards; a brother, Everett Ellis; and a niece, Tammy Lindsey.
She is survived by a son, Keith Edwards; a daughter, Amanda Kent; a grandson, Christopher Kent; a granddaughter, Dana Edwards Miller; a great-granddaughter, Legacie Miller; two brothers, Carl Ellis and Larry Ellis; five sisters, Barbara Easley, Flora Pierce, June Forrester, Pamela Shirley and Alma Landers; along with a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at the Irby/Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector. The service will conducted at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector.
Those who wish may sign the condolence book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com