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Sharon Elaine Edwards

Edwards-PicSharon Elaine Edwards, age 73, of Big Fork, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2014.

She was born to the late Millard Vernelle “Tommy” Thompson and the late Illa Christine Thompson Peck on May 9, 1941 in Monticello, Illinois.

Sharon lived a full, exuberant life. She loved living in Big Fork and always said it was the prettiest place on earth. She enjoyed her family, her dog named Doc Holiday, traveling, reading and sitting by the creek that ran in front of her house. She also was a great help in caring for many of the sick and elderly throughout her lifetime. She was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by one son and two daughters, John T. Lueck of Big Fork, Arkansas, Samantha Lueck of Boston, Massachusetts, and Serena E. Williams and husband Jimmy of Big Fork, Arkansas. Four grandchildren, Chance Mitchell of Boston, Massaschusetts, Nicholaus Lueck of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Christina McElveen, and Elijah Williams, both of Big Fork, Arkansas. Three great-grandchildren, Riley, Carter and Adalynn McElveen of Big Fork, Arkansas. Also, cousins, extended family and what she called adopted family and a host of friends.

A memorial service will be held at the Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Big Fork on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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