Services for Dr. Mary Hyde Edwards will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2023 in the chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Reverend Thomas Martin officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held Monday, April 24, 2023 at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will resume on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
Dr. Edwards, 86, of Pineville passed from this life, Wednesday, April 19, 2023 in West Monroe, Louisiana.
Mary graduated from Pineville High School in 1955 as a Valedictorian. Continuing her education, she received her PhD from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. After graduating, she began working as a Librarian for the Rapides Parish School Board at Pineville High School, where she retired after 38 ½ years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ollie Lisle Hyde and Mary Ruth Weathersby Hyde; husband, Lieutenant Colonel Tom Edwards and daughter, Annette Chaudoir.
Those left to cherish her memory include her sister, Nancy Kathleen Clark and one grandchild, Ryan Lyle Drake.