Ila Ruth Edwards – Obituary

By  | July 7, 2018 | Filed under: Arab Heritage Funeral Home, Obituaries

Mrs. Ila Ruth Edwards, age 79, of Arab, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Edwards was born on February 16, 1939 to John Ernest Hudgins & Frances Lee Franklin Hudgins. Mrs. Edwards enjoyed, cooking & canning, sewing, shopping, attending church, taking long road trips and traveling. Most importantly she loved spending time with her family.
Mrs. Edwards attended Old Brashiers Chapel United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughters & son-in-laws, Lee Wilson & Duane, Brenda Bufford & Ron, Bonnie Moses & Allen, Theresa Crawford & Matthew; son & daughter-in-law, Tommy Edwards & Lorie; step daughter & son-in-law, Becky Brendel & Ron, Jean Cason; step son, Don Edwards; brothers & sister-in-law, Lynell “Sonny” Hudgins & Judy, Billy John Hudgins; sisters & brother-in-law, Helen Ellison, Marcella Walling, Shirley West & Kenneth; grandchildren, Randall, Crystal, Candy, Tim, Amanda, Ashley, Teagen, Beth, Jenny, Kristen, Blake, Callie, Brooke, Brittany, Hannah, Katelyn; 12 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; step mother, Lou Hudgins; husband of 39 years, Billy B. Edwards; sisters, Ruby Durham, Jean Foster, Linda Hudgins; brother, Buddy Ray Hudgins; granddaughter, Cindy Garrison.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Pastor Josh Garmony, officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery, Morgan City with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.
Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.

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