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Obituary – Mary (Maxine) Edwards

Mary Maxine (Tibbs) Edwards peacefully left this earth November 1, 2020, at the age of 93. She was born in Menard County, Illinois, on October 27, 1927, one of six children.

In 1945, she married Lawrence “Slim” Edwards. They moved to Licking for jobs at Rawlings, where she worked for 35 years, mainly as cutter. They built their home and lived off the land fishing, hunting and gardening. She enjoyed their friends through horseshoe pitching, baking, sewing, quilting and helping others. Maxine raised three children, had seven grandchildren and many great grandkids. She was preceded in death by son, Dale; beloved husband, Slim; and most siblings.

A visitation for Maxine will be held on Friday, November 6, 2020, from 10 – 11 a.m. at Fox Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Boone Creek Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

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