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Obituary: Gwendolyn R. Edwards

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Gwendolyn R. EdwardsGwendolyn R. Edwards, nee Smith, of Chicago, IL passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Jerry R. Edwards. Loving mother of Sandra Hatten, Jerry Edwards, Gerry Edwards, and Gail Edwards. Cherished grandmother of five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by her parents William E. and Azalia M. Smith. Gwendolyn was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Visitation Friday, May 20, 2022, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Funeral service Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery – Alsip, IL. For more information, please call 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at

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