Obituary: Lillian Turner Edwards


On Feb. 15, 2020 Lillian Turner Edwards passed through Heaven’s gates at the age of 93.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Hanceville Funeral Home with Reverends Stanley Owensby and Jean Parson officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in Dodge City. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening beginning at 4:30.

She is survived by her children Freddie and Rita Edwards of Section, AL, Craig Edwards of Dodge City, and Regina and Hollis Gaither of Houston, AL. Also surviving are six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband W.L. Edwards; daughter Mary Coggins; parents Frank and Azalee Quick Turner; two sisters; seven brothers; and four grandchildren.