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Edna Jewell Price

September 29, 1930 — November 20, 2019

Edna Jewell Price, 89 of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on September 29, 1930 in Clay County, TN the daughter of Grover and Edna (Wilson) Carter. She married Lewis Price on April 11, 1946 in Franklin, KY and he preceded her in death on June 26, 1994. Edna worked as a homemaker and she was affiliated with the Church of Christ. She loved to play cards, sew, garden, and she loved her family time.

She is survived by her Sons: Robert Louis (Mary) Price of O’Fallon, IL; Michael Francis (Diana) Price of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Carol Faye Price-Waterman of Taylorville, IL; Judith Ann (Gene) Price-Durbin of Taylorville, IL; Donna Jewell (Vernon) Price Minix of Taylorville, IL; seventeen grandchildren; thirty-one great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Son: Richard Price, 3 brothers: Louis Haywood Carter, Wesley Frank Carter, James Lynn Carter, 4 sisters: Reba Marie Newman, Ruth Jean Clements, Bertha Lee Copas, Barbara Ann Russell and son-in-Law: Mike Waterman.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor James Jones officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E. Springfield, IL 62704 or to the donors choice.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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