Thursday, July 19, 2007

Veronica J. Edwards, 63, passed away on July 17, 2007, at the Monett Health Care Center in Monett.

She was born on June 29, 1944, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Frank and elizabeth (Burdolski) Stipp. She married Joe Edwards on Sept. 29, 1971, in Neosho, and he survives.

She was a previous employee of George's Poultry and Wal-Mart. She was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Phillip Bailey, of Wheaton, and William Bailey, of Monett; one daughter, Lisa Edwards of Monett; two brothers, Thomas Stipp, of Purdy, and Robert Stipp of Butterfield; four sisters, Sandra Forester, of Purdy, Barbara Stipp, of Purdy, Patricia Ray, of Butterfield, and Pam Cunningham, of Purdy; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville, with Everett Bunch officiating. Burial will be at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Pulaskifield. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.