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Updated: 12/18/2013 08:00:04AM

Barbara Jane Edwards

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Barbara Jane “Barb” Edwards of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. She was 86.

She was born Feb. 4, 1927, in Great Falls, Mont., to Edgar and Eleanor Fisk; and she came to the Lake Wales area from Cooper City, Fla., 30 years ago.

She was a retired interpreter for Pan American Airways and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She was a volunteer at the Lake Wales Care Center, Bok Tower and the church library.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Edwards and a brother, Merlin Fisk.

Survivors include her brother, Donald A. Fisk of Kissimmee.

Memorial service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Wales.

Donations may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, 16 N. Third St., Lake Wales, FL 33853.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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