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Billie Jo Miller Edwards, 91, Columbia, KY (1930-2021)

Billie Jo Miller Edwards of Columbia passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2021, at her residence, with her family by her side. She was 91 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in the Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, and will continue on Wednesday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

She was born in Columbia, KY on January 31, 1930 to the late Anna Lewis Harper and Otha Butler Miller. She was the wife of the late Hubert Wade Edwards.

Mrs. Edwards was a member of the Egypt Christian Church and a former clerk at Marshall's Shoe Store. She was known to many as "Mamaw" and loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include two children Tommy Edwards (Lisa) and Sara Jean Corbin (Randy) both of Columbia, KY; eight grandchildren Troy Young (Donna), Toby Young (Ann), Traci Sharpe (Woody), Ashley Froedge (Frankie), Mathew Corbin (Tracey), Lori Gabbert (Cody), Mason Corbin and Barkley Tupman (Nick); Great Grandchildren Audrey, Sadie, Silas, Maggie and Miller Young, Tate and Anna Beth Sharpe, Ethan and Molly Froedge, Braylee Corbin, Harper and Aslynn Gabbert, Felix Tupman and James, Ashley and Beth Owens; a sister Thelma Harper Cundiff of Columbia; a sister-in-law Peggy Miller Freeman of Columbia; special friends Joy Miller and Shirley Lanham and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Margaret Edwards Blackwell (Keith), a great granddaughter Claire Elizabeth Froedge, two sisters Mary Welch Pickett and Julia Miller and three brothers Otha Butler, Jr., Sam and Don Miller.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hosparus Health Green River at P.O. Box 4134 Campbellsville, KY 42719 or can be left at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Billie Jo Miller Edwards, 91, Columbia, KY (1930-2021)

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