RICHMOND, Ind. – Barbara A. Edwards, age 83, of Richmond, Indiana, died Monday, March 26, 2018, at Reid Health.

Born July 13, 1934, in Richmond, Indiana, to William J. and Clara Blemke Reimer, Barbara was a life-long resident of Richmond. She was a 1952 graduate of Richmond High School. Barbara worked as a clerical assistant at Parkview Elementary School, retiring after 23 years of service. She enjoyed traveling and yard work. Barbara loved her pets.

Survivors include her children, Bryan Edwards of Beavercreek, Ohio, Mark W. Edwards of Richmond, Indiana, and Susan (Brian) Freese of Greenwood, Indiana; grandchildren, Major Nicholas (Fiona) Edwards of Santa Maria, California, and Alexis (Jay) Cox and Patrick (Jenny) Carver, both of Indianapolis, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Owen and Nathan Cox and Mason and Jaxson Carver, all of Indianapolis, and one on the way, Knox Carver; half-sister, Billie (Steve) Harrison of Centerville, Indiana; step-siblings, Dean (Laura) Vickers of Abington, Indiana, and Gail Smith of Centerville; sister-in-law, Marcia Edwards; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Jerry Edwards, who died on July 16, 2011; daughter-in-law, Sandra Edwards; parents; stepmother, Odie Reimer; stepbrothers, Lowell and Bobby Vickers; and brother-in-law, Jack Edwards.

Visitation for Barbara A. Edwards will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Deacon Frank Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Seton Catholic High School, 240 South 6th Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Help The Animals, Inc., P.O. Box 117, Richmond, IN 47375.

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