Deborah Charlene Edwards

Deborah Charlene Edwards, 65, of Monticello, died July 12, 2021 at her residence.

She was a native of Phoenix, Arizona and a former resident of Alton, Missouri.

Mrs. Edwards attended Alton High School and she worked as a caregiver in her earlier years. She enjoyed horses, especially Pepper, coloring and working puzzles. She loved her family and kept in touch with them on the phone and would spend as much time as possible with her twin sister.

Mrs. Edwards greatly appreciated her caregivers, Cindy, Shirley, Melissa, Candace and Trinity.

She is preceded in death by her parents, William P. and Nina Elle Olbrieht Edwards; a sister, Joyce Edwards and two nieces, Dana Carver and Stephanie Slaughter.

She is survived by a son, Jason Slaughter of Monroe, Louisiana; four daughters, Danielle Durham and husband, Donald, of Dermott, Jackie McMahon and husband, Will, of Montana, Jennifer Johnson and Nickie Jo Johnson, both of Missouri; three sisters, her twin, Donna West and husband, Mike, of Wilmar, Christine James of Kingsville, Missouri and Lois Carter of Shreveport, Louisiana; three brothers, Buzz Edwards of Fountain Hill, Ray Edwards and wife, Linda, of Elkins and Ronald Edwards of Kansas City, Missouri; seven grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.