Karen Frances Edwards

Monday, December 1, 2014

Karen Frances Edwards, 68, of Leachville, widow of Mr. Richard "Dick" Edwards, passed from this life Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Born Dec. 12, 1945, she took great pride in being the first baby born at the former Rodman Hospital in Leachville. She was the daughter of the late F. T. and Jameszenia Reed Glass and was a 1963 graduate of Leachville High School. Karen had lived most of her life in Leachville and was a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Glass; and an infant sister, Shirley Ann Glass.

She leaves one son, Wade Edwards of Leachville;

Her daughter and son-in-law, Kara and Bart Holt of Jonesboro; and

One brother, Dr. Ron Glass of Clinton, Tennessee.

Funeral services were Sunday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Dustin Finch officiating. Burial followed in Leachville Cemetery. The family receives friends Sunday before the service at the funeral home.

A guest register is at www.howardfuneralservice.com.