A daughter of the late Oscar and Lettie (Murray) Maxwell, Jacqueline was born June 27, 1931 at Dennison, Ohio.
She was a 1949 graduate of Uhrichsville High School. On May 16, 1969, she married Russell Edwards in the First Presbyterian Church at New Philadelphia and would relocate to New Philadelphia at that time.
Jacqueline was formerly employed as a housekeeper at Twin City Hospital at Dennison. She enjoyed gardening with Russell and she also enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.
She is survived by her daughters, Randi May of New Philadelphia, Shelley Koerber of Midvale and Patricia (Andy) Yoder of Baltic; her sons, Timothy (Barb) Edwards of New Philadelphia and Michael Edwards of Johnson City, Tennessee; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren with one expectant great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Janie Maxwell of Dennison and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Jacqueline’s life will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia. Following the committal service a luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center at New Philadelphia.
Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Jacqueline by visiting the funeral home website.
Contributions may be made in Jacqueline’s memory to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia