She was born Dec. 27, 1935, to Joseph and Delilah Anderson Barnard in Alma. She was a member of the North Florida Bluegrass Association and a member of Little Phoebe Church.
Survivors include her children: a daughter, Jacalyn Howard (Perry) of St. Marys; a son, Jerry Edwards of Jesup; grandchildren, Kelly Cone (Phillip), Nikki Snook (Jonathan), James Edwards (Christina); great-grandchildren, Dalton and Dylan Cone, Madison and Brian Snook and Austin and Blake Edwards; sister, Sue Hickox of Nahunta; two brothers, Lester Barnard of Waycross and Freddie Barnard of Folkston; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Edwards; Frank Parker; and a grandchild, Christaine Taylor.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Little Phoebe Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at Shepard Funeral Home in Folkston.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard Funeral Home.