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Edith Wagers

April 18, 1930 ~ June 2, 2018 (age 88)

Edith Wagers, a resident of Benton, KY, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her home.

Nine children survive her, Willie Wagers (Judy), Lorene Henson, Clarence Wagers (Jennifer), Calvin Wagers (Stephanie), Sandra White (Larry) all of Benton, KY, Evelyn Bundy Wright (James), Melissa White and Carolyn Holman of Merrillville, IN and David Wagers (Barbara) of Manchester, KY. She leaves behind many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great, great-grandchildren.

She is survived by brother Ray Stevens (Pat), and sister Myrtle Overby of Russell Springs, KY., brothers Paul Stevens (Mary), Earl Stevens (Sue), and sister Sophie Stevens all of Manchester, KY.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Wagers, and twins Billy and Barbara Wagers, her father Dave and her mother Nannie Stevens, her brothers Ernest and Herman Stevens.

Our mother was the wife of a coal miner/steel worker. She raised 11 children of her own, 5 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was the matriarch of a large family. She served God and was happiest in church. She was a wonderful cook and made anyone feel welcome at our home.

Funeral Services for Edith Wagers will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 11 AM at the Buzzard Holiness Church.  Burial will follow in the Stevens Family Cemetery in the Buzzard Community.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 6 from 5 PM until 8 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Rominger Funeral Home.

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