Wilma Lee Edwards | Obituary

DeLAND – Wilma Lee Edwards, 88, of Deland died at 8:55 a.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 at Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, with Danny Roberts as officiant. Interment to follow at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand. Visitations will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be sent to DeLand Christian Church or the Little Galilee Christian Assembly.

Wilma was born June 1, 1933 in Wayne County, daughter of Frank and Eliza (Hallam) Harris. She married George Harvey Edwards on November 17, 1957 in Monticello.

Survivors include her husband, George Harvey Edwards of DeLand; children, Leanne (Dan) McMillen of Greenwood, Indiana, Gail Dawn Edwards of Lake Stevens, Wash., and Lisa (Julie Floyd) Edwards of Clinton; four grandchildren, Ryan, Shane, Mikaela and Isaac; and her sister, Freda Nibling from Monticello.

She was predeceased by her parents and four brothers.

Wilma was a member of the DeLand Christian Church. She was secretary of the Monticello Christian Church for 17 years and worked at the Franklin School and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Online condolences can be made to calvertmemorial.com.


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