Barbara J. Edwards

March 4, 1942 - May 8, 2019

Barbara Jane Edwards, 77, of Riesel, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 13, at Oakwood Cemetery, 2124 S 5th St, Waco, TX. The family will receive visitors from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 12, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco.

Barbara was born March 4, 1942, to Kenneth and Marian Giffen in Omaha, Nebraska. She married Marion C. Edwards, Jr. on June 22, 1963. Barbara and her family enjoyed many camping trips together. She loved animals, especially her Dachshunds. Barbara was a long-time member of Highland Baptist Church in Waco, where she was a member of the Women of Highland Choir and active in Naomi and Friends Fellowship.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Edwards, Jr.; her parents; and her brothers, Robert Giffen and Steven Giffen.

Barbara is survived by her sons, Rodney Edwards, Bryan Edwards and wife, Heather; and daughter, Marcy Black and husband, Shawn; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Anita Giffen.

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