Janie Lucille Edwards, daughter of the late Atle Charlton and Illa Marine Charlton, was born at Murray, Ky. on May 10, 1920 and died in the Barnes Jewish Hospital at St. Louis on Oct. 10, 2001, at the age of 81. Mrs. Edwards was a homemaker and was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses of Dexter. She was united in marriage to Tribble Elsworth Edwards at Piggott, Ark. in 1937. To this union nine children were born. Mr. Edwards preceded her in death in 1991. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Connie Edwards; by three grandsons, Tony McNece, Jack Edwards and Shane Edwards; by three sisters, Nola Mae Brown, Olivia Tucker and Maudina McCain. She is survived by six sons, Gary Edwards of Fisk, Dale Edwards of Rockford, Ill., Jimmy Edwards of Brosley, Benny Edwards of Barkersfield, Micky Edwards of Brosley, and Jackie Edwards of Rockford, Ill.; by two daughters, Sue Davis of Pangburn, Ark. and Eva McNece of Bernie; by 29 grandchildren; by 41 great-grandchildren; by seven great-great grandchildren; and by one brother, Bill Charlton of Nashville, Tenn. Visitation will be held at the Rainey Funeral Home in Bernie on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the Rainey Chapel on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Gregory Cemetery at Kennett with Rainey Funeral Home of Bernie in charge of all arrangements.