Rikee Renee (Crawmer) Edwards, 63, Albany, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, July 16, 2021, at her residence.

Rikee was born in Stuttgart, Germany, on June 16, 1958, a daughter of the late Shirley J. (Sullivan) and John W. Crawmer. She was a 1976 graduate of Jay County High School in Portland, Indiana, and formerly worked as a front end operator at Kerr Glass in Dunkirk, Indiana, Minars Grocery in Albany, Indiana, and several other local small businesses.

Rikee was the wife of Mark Edwards, who she happily married in March 2005. She assisted in Ministry of Helps Drama Department at Redkey Faith Ministries, was an avid gardener and artist, enjoyed crocheting, and loved purple.

Rikee is survived by her husband Mark; her mother and father-in-law, Wanda, and Robert (Bob) Edwards; two sisters, Nikki Crawmer and Michele Sanders (husband: Gary); one brother, James Crawmer (partner: Mary Eley); three nephews; and her precious dog Rocky.

Friends are invited to call Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 2 to 2 p.m. at MJS Mortuaries – Redkey Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. with Pastor Craig Cotherman officiating. Burial will be held in Hillcrest Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

The family requests donations be made to ARF or Adopt a School Program at Redkey Faith Ministries.

Arrangements have been entrusted to MJS Mortuaries – Redkey Chapel.