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Helen Leona Edwards

September 27, 1931 February 5, 2019
Helen Leona Edwards
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Obituary for Helen Leona Edwards

Helen Leona (Ballinger) Edwards, age 87, formerly of Mattoon passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Snyder Village Nursing Home in Metamora, Illinois.
Funeral Services honoring her life will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home with Father John Titus officiating. Burial will follow at Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service Saturday at Schilling Funeral Home.
Helen was born on September 27, 1931 in Mattoon, Illinois the daughter of Leon and Bessie (Gaskill) Ballinger. She married Walter Edwards on June 23, 1951.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Edwards of Metamora, IL; son, Michael (Phyllis) Edwards of Peoria, IL; daughter, Susan Puglia of Glen Ellyn, IL; five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister.
Helen was born and raised in Mattoon and worked many years at the Bergner’s Department Store. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. A dedicated mother and homemaker, Helen was actively involved in taking care of her family. She will be greatly missed.
Memorial donations in her honor may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org/donate. Online condolences may be expressed at www.schillingfuneralhome.net or Schilling Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

9

Feb

10:00 AM 2/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Schilling Funeral Home
1301 Charleston Avenue Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Dodge Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

917 N. 22nd St.
Mattoon, IL 61938

917 N. 22nd St. Mattoon 61938 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

8430 W. Bryn Mawr Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631
act.alz.org/donate
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