Betty Louise (McKinney) Edwards, 98, of Lafayette and formerly of Crawfordsville passed on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Rosewalk Village in Lafayette.
She was born on June 7, 1920 in Linden to the late Finis and Eula (Garman) McKinney.
Ms. Edwards attended Linden Schools and Calvary Baptist Church in Crawfordsville. Throughout the years she worked as a waitress at Snacker, B&Q, Monon Cafe, and the snack shop at the Ben Hur Building and retired from the kitchen at Culver Hospital. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, sang in the church choir and worked in the nursery. She had a challenging life, but made the most of it with a cheerful attitude.
Survivors include children Joe (Sandra) Edwards of Nashville, Tenn. And Sandra Kay (Richard) Wetli; sister Eleanor Hooper; grandchildren Melissa (David) Morris, Richard (Eileen) Wetli, Tony Wetli, Jeff (Sheli) Posnack and Lesli Posnack; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and siblings Paul McKinney, Bobby McKinney, Myrtle Breshears, Mildred Welsh, Margaret Barker, and infant sister Ruth.
Funeral services will be held at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care on Saturday, May 11, 2019 with Pastor Randall Glenn officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects two hours prior. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Grant Avenue Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the Sunshine Van, 922 E South Blvd, Crawfordsville, IN 47933 or Calvary Baptist Church, 128 E 400 S, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.
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