Rita Susan Edwards, 70, passed away September 2, 2022 in Granbury, Texas. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 2pm at Calvary Church, 4800 Glen Rose Hwy, Granbury, TX 76048. A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 6pm until 8pm at Martin’s Funeral Home, 100 S Morgan St, Granbury, TX, 76048. Interment will follow the service at Strouds Creek Cemetery in Tolar, TX.
Rita was born July 24, 1952 in Bowie, TX to Jake Hoeffner and Alyne Eggenbacker. Rita graduated Bowie High School in 1970, then graduated from Midwestern University in 1972. She also graduated from Nursing school in 1973. Rita and Steven married August 28, 1975 in Ryan, Oklahoma. They just celebrated their 47 year anniversary.
Rita is preceded in death by her parents.
Rita is survived by her husband: Pastor Steven T. Edwards; cousins: Tish Fortner, Mary Stone, Richard Bowden, and Ronnie Bowden.
Under the direction of Martin’s Funeral Home, Granbury, TX.