Barbara J Edwards passed away June 29, 2023, with her loving family at her side. She was born November 23, 1941, to Elijah Eddy Sr. and Mildred (Hood) Eddy. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents Elijah and Mildred (Hood) Eddy, her Husband Duane "Buck" Edwards Sr, her Daughter Tammy Edwards, Grandson David Lab, Great Granddaughter Jaycey Bluhm, her Siblings Doris, Elijah "chief", Eldon, Raymond, Oneida, one son-in-law Greg Croley, and one grand bird "Blue".
She is survived by one sister, Letitia "cookie" (Dan) Dague of Sebring, her children Brenda Jewell of Alliance, Roberta (Greg) Crowley of Alliance, Patty (Tom) Bussell of Dayton, Duane Edwards Jr of Louisville, Debbie Phillips of Alliance, Rose (Scott) Sisk of South Carolina, Sharon (Chip) Dye of Akron and Chuck Custar of South Carolina. She will be forever loved, cherished, and remembered by many others that called her mama Barb.
She will also be dearly missed by her grandchildren, Chris (Alicia) Lab of Alliance, Megan (James) Thomas of Akron, Kendra Kuhn of Alliance, Candice Taylor of Alliance, Dennis Jewell of Toledo, Alex Sisk of South Carolina, Katie (Brian) Hernandez of South Carolina, Katlin Edwards of alliance, Jacob Edwards of Alliance, Zach (Tabitha) Bluhm of Alliance, Paul (Monica) Bryant of Alliance, James Eddy and many other Grandchildren she loved deeply. Great Grandchildren: Xander Thomas of Akron, Ava Lopez, Ryleigh Anderson, Paisley Bluhm, Carlee Kuhn, Vinnie Kuhn, Carmine Schwinn, Payge, and Damion Bryant all of Alliance, Jake and Luke Morris of South Carolina plus 19 other Great Grandchildren, nieces, and nephews she loved deeply. Her special friends Perry Daniels, Donnie Taylor, Bamala Poppino Dennis "Scott" Lab and her Fur Grandkids Blondie, Tiny, Sparkey, Oreo Lab, and Mirada Bussell will remember her as well.
As well as being remembered for how deeply she was loved by all in her life, she will be remembered through the things she loved. Barbara loved the color pink, roses, angels, and her stuffed animals. She enjoyed music and dancing. Anyone who knew Barbara knew that she had a heart of gold. A special thank you goes to her grandson and grand daughter-in-law for showing incredible selflessness, as well as to all of the hospice nurses, for their inspiring compassion. Friends and family may share their online condolences at www.deansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio.