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Cecilia Edwards

April 14, 1949 — November 4, 2020

Cecilia Edwards


Cecilia Edwards of Ellis died Wednesday, November 4, at Hays Medical Center. She was born April 14, 1949, in Hays to Ralph and Barbara (Augustine) Burns. She married Homer Edwards on June 15, 1974 at St. Marys Church in Ellis. Cecilia attended St. Marys Grade School and Washington Grade School.

Cecilia loved spending time with her husband and their dog, Sugar.

Cecilia is survived by her husband, Homer of the home and her beloved dog, her sister Mary Ann (Marwan) Nahas of Wichita.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph D. Burns and Barbara (Augustine) Burns-Cameron and her brother, Ralph Burns, Jr.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Marys Church, Ellis, or the Humane Society of the High Plains, Hays.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, November 12, 2020 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ellis. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.

Condolences may be left by guest book at or by email at


Arrangements Are Pending

Keithley Funeral Chapel

400 E. 17th Street

Ellis, Kansas 67637

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