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Elizabeth Jane Edwards

Friday, October 9, 2009

July 25, 1919 - Oct. 9, 2009

Elizabeth Jane (Tirrill) Edwards died Friday, Oct. 09, 2009, at Community Hospital in McCook. She was 90 years old.

She was born July 25, 1919, on a farm in Red Willow County to Thomas E. Tirrill and Mary Ella Morasch.

She married Donald Tabor Edwards on Aug. 31, 1945, in Liberal, Kan. To this union two children were born, William and Julie.

She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and Methodist Women's Club, Town and Country, Royal Neighbors of America, Chris Hansen Auxiliary Unit No. 203.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald on Oct. 19, 1978 and sisters, Iva McNutt, Dorothy Lunkwitz and Maudie Oberg.

She is survived by her son, William "Bill" Edward and Christine Woods, mother of grandchildren of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter, Julie Ann Montes and husband, Richard Troutman of Reno, Nev.; brother, Lester Tirrill of McCook; four grandchildren, Brittany, Tyler, Samantha and Jessica; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be given in her name or may be sent to Julie Montes at 15050 Penlite Dr, Reno, NV 89521.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with the Rev. Lance Clay officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in McCook.

Visitation will be today until 8 p.m. Her daughter, Julie, will be present from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. to greet friends and family and Tuesday until time of service.

Friends my sign here book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.