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1934 Nancy 2019

Nancy Edwards

February 25, 1934 — August 25, 2019

Nancy K. Edwards, age 85, of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Nancy was born on February 25, 1934 in Peoria to Irvin Pressler and Esther (Anderson) Donath. She married Jimmie B. Edwards on September 6, 1952 in Chillicothe.

Surviving are her husband, Jimmie; her daughters, Tonda Burdett and Robin McIntyre, both of Chillicothe; five grandchildren, Kalee (Nate) Westerfield, Samuel McIntyre, Ashley (Brant) Miller, Morgan (Eli) Perez, and Benjamin (Emily) McIntyre; and eight great-grandchildren, Parker, Gabriel, Camden, Isaiah, Carmen, Hudson, Selah and Darrah. Also surviving are her sister, Charlotte Boyett and her brother, Louie Donath. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Irvin Pressler, Jr.; and her son-in-law, Tim McIntyre.

Nancy owned three businesses with her husband, Edwards Furniture, This ‘N That Gift Shop and The Dolph House. She attended Chillicothe Bible Church, was a member of the Lacon Country Club, and she enjoyed golfing, fishing and gardening. The love of her family and her faith were most important to her.

Services will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11am at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will also be on Saturday at the funeral home beginning at 9am. Burial will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Dream Center in Peoria or SouthSide Mission.


AUG 31. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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AUG 31. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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