Mary Ellen Edwards, 89, of Danville passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at Hawthorne Inn. She was born the daughter of Raymond Turner and Wilma Thompson Turner on June 22, 1929. They precede her in death. Mary was married to Robert Edwards for 68 years until his passing in 2015. Surviving Mary include one son, Thomas (Vickie) Edwards of Danville; two grandchildren, Craig (Shelly) Edwards of Oakwood and Kim (Vince) Savage of Danville; five great grandchildren, Sadie Edwards, Tyler Knight, Abbie Knight, Andy Savage, and Thomas Savage; and one brother, Jim (Muriel) Turner of Logansport, IN. Mary worked for most of her life. She was a member in the Christian Women's Association as well as in the Vermilion County Society of Churches of Christ. She was also a member of Old Union Church of Christ and Crossroads Christian Church. Mary was co-owner of Myles Young Food Brokers. After retirement she was church secretary for 19 years. During her free time, she loved reading, watching the Hallmark channel, and spending time with family. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be missed dearly by her family and the people that loved her. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St. in Danville. Officiating will be Pastor Drew Mentzer. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery in Danville. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Women's Care Clinic at 200 West Williams St. in Danville or Her House Ministry at 317 N Franklin St. in Danville. Please join Mary's family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
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