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Obituary - Laura Edwards



Laura Edwards, 15, of Urbana, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008, in her residence. She was born Oct. 17, 1992, in Springfield, Ohio. Edwards was in her freshman year at Urbana High School. She participated in many sports, such as track, basketball and she excelled in soccer. Edwards was also an avid horseman. Her passion was driving Hackney ponies and she received many awards in competitions she participated. She is survived by her parents, Bill and Kim (Botkin) Edwards, her sister, Audrey Edwards, her grandparents, Gary and Lorraine Botkin and William and Lorie Edwards, all of Urbana, great grandmother, Mrs. Ollie Thomas of Vandalia; her aunts and uncles, Wayne and Tracia Botkin of Kettering, Ohio, Don and Kay Trout, Gina and Glenn Deans and Phillip and Tami Edwards all of Urbana; her cousins, Andrea Cummingham and her children, Lisa, Olivia and Austin of Ashland, Ohio, Allison Trout, Daniel Trout, Andy Deans, Katie Deans, Josh Deans, Matt Deans, Anthony Edwards and Ethan Edwards all of Urbana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Urbana High School Athletics Department, 500 Washington Ave. Urbana, Ohio 43078 or to the Renewed Strength Church, 4194 W. US Hwy 36, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

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