Dorene Elizabeth (Hite) Edwards
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On February 13, 2020, at 89 years of age and surrounded by loved ones, Dorene Elizabeth (Hite)
Edwards was welcomed home, by her Heavenly Father. She was born to John Ruben Hite and
Elizabeth Alma (Grelle) Hite, on December 19, 1930, in Rowena, TX. She was raised in Miles,
TX, graduating from Miles High School in 1948. At fifteen years of age, Dorene accepted Jesus
Christ, as her Lord and Savior. She was baptized in the Concho River, in Miles. While she while
working at Hudman Drug Store, she met John Daniel (J.D.) Edwards. They were married May 5,
1952. San Angelo was their home, where they raised six children. She enjoyed bowling, crochet,
cross stitch, and painting lovely landscapes. She looked forward to weekly painting classes.
Dorene was adored by everyone, who knew her. Her love for the Lord was evident in every aspect
of her life. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother, Johnny Hite. She is survived by
sisters, Ruby Applebee (Jerry). Barbara Self and Bonnie Campbell.
Sons, Danny Edwards (Mary), John Edwards (Mayra)
Daughters Blenda Huber (Terry), Christie Jones, Kathy James (Mike) and Beth Taylor (Ron)
She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. She will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, February 17, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.