Jean Edwards, 85, dies

Columbus, OH — Jean E. Edwards, 85, of Bucyrus, Ohio, died May 13, 2020, at home.

She was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Burton, Ohio, to the late Samuel F. and Gladys (Lotherington) Pence. She was married to Donald Jay Edwards who preceded her in death on March 13, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her son, Ricky Lee; and brother, Robert F. Pence. She is survived by her son, Dale (Brenda); and grandchildren, Cody (Kate) and Katie (Daniel) Super.

Mrs. Edwards was a groom for Standardbreds her entire life, working with her husband. She moved to Bucyrus in 2015 after living several years in the Mt. Vernon and Marengo areas.

A Celebration of Life tribute is tentatively scheduled at the Crawford County Fairgrounds during this year’s racing.

Expressions of sympathy can be left at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Standardbred Adoption Program or the Morrow or Crawford County Humane Societies.

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