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Dorothy Sue "Dot" Edwards
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Obituary for Dorothy Sue "Dot" Edwards

Dorothy Sue “Dot” Edwards, 64, of Irving, TX and formerly of Round Lake Park, IL, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. She was born on November 9, 1953 to John and Jenny Bell (Riley) Chandler in Cow Creek, KY. On May 25, 1974, Dorothy married John L. Edwards in Columbus, IN.

Above all else, family meant everything to Dorothy. As her children grew, Dorothy was able to stay at home and raise them. Later in her life, she worked as a housekeeper for Village of Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst and Lake Forest Place in Lake Forest. In her leisure time, Dorothy enjoyed reading and cheering on the number 1 baseball team, the Chicago Cubs.

Dorothy leaves behind her beloved husband of almost 44 years, John; her cherished children, Christopher (Heather) Edwards, Dustin (Nene) Edwards, Derrick (Kristen) Edwards, Jon “Russell” (Jennifer) Edwards, and Thomas (Gilberto) Edwards; six adored grandchildren, Athena, Dominic, Logan, Teya, Jameson, and Ayden; three brothers, Charlie (Lois), Larry (Pam), and Gary; and three sisters, Patty, Ethel (Bill), and Juanita (Jim); as well as several nephews and nieces.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Fred, Sam, Page, Jimmy Dale, Elmer, and John; and three sisters, Grace, Betty and Easter.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service, Friday, June 1, 2018, at Justen Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. Interment will be at Avon Centre Cemetery.

For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society at 1801 S. Meyers Road Ste 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for the family.

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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home

222 N. Rosedale Court
Round Lake, IL 60073





1:00 PM
Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home

222 N. Rosedale Court
Round Lake, IL 60073

Cemetery Details


Avon Centre Cemetery

21300 W. Shorewood Road
Grayslake, IL 60030

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

1801 S. Meyers Road Ste. 100
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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