Lora Lee Edwards

March 30, 2016

Lora Lee Edwards 52, of Brownsburg, IN, died on March 30, 2016 at home.  Born August 6, 1963 in Frankfort, IN to Karen (Russell) Pilley & the late Daniel Clouse, Jr.  Her marriage was to Brian Edwards on September 19, 1998.  Lora was a 1981 graduate of Clinton Central High School and attended Ball State University.  She was a preschool teacher, worked in day care, was a licensed QMA/CNA, and while working at the Clinton House in Frankfort, she received the Activities Director of the Year Award.  She was most recently licensed in the State of Indiana as a Dog Groomer.  Lora was a member of the Michigantown Christian Church.  She was a breast cancer survivor for the past 2 ½ years and a diabetic for 47 years.  She loved crafting and was a devoted volunteer at the Hendricks County Animal Shelter. Lora adored her children and her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort, IN. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 8th at the funeral home. Those wishing to make a donation in Lora’s memory may do so to the Hendricks County Animal Shelter, Juvenile Diabetes Association or Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Survived by:

Parents: Frankie & Karen Pilley of Michigantown 2 Sons: Nick (Kenzi) Rothenberger of Forest, Curtis (Marcie) Herring of Frankfort, Daughter: Erin (Todd Davis) Rothenberger of Michigantown, Brother: Wesley Clouse of Noblesville, Sister: Elizabeth Burnett of Freeland, MI, Grandmother: Dorothy Russell of Frankfort, 3 Granddaughters: Ava Rae, Jocelyne and Charlotte Rothenberger.

Preceded by:

a grandfather, Raymond Russell.


Leave your Condolences

26 Condolences for “Lora Lee Edwards”

  1. Madeline Ferguson Sanders April 4, 2016 at 5:36 pm

    Erin to you and your brothers my heart goes our to you during this trying and awful time. May God bless you all

  2. Kathy Barrett April 4, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with all of you.

  3. Lauren Smith April 4, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    Nick , Erin & Curtis & Karen , I am so so sorry for your loss… If there is anything I can do please let me know 💖

  4. Lisa Dugan April 4, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    Rest in peace Lora. You were such a wonderful person. The year I spent working with you everyday at the daycare asking you for advice on how to raising boys. All the memories of us playing with the kids. You will be missed greatly. Love, Lisa, Bryan and David

  5. Tina Van Briggle April 4, 2016 at 9:04 pm

    So sorry my thoughts and prayers are with you all

  6. Janice Patchett April 4, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    So sorry to hear of Lora’s passing. I really enjoyed working with her at Clinton House. I didn’t know she had been sick. My thoughts and prayers go out to you. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

  7. Collette April 4, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    Prayers are with the family! So sorry for your loss.

    Collette Hann
    Graduating class 1983

  8. Patty and Dave April 4, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    Sorry for your loss. I had known Lora and worked with her at both Wesley Manor and Clinton house. She was a sweet heart and will be miss. May she rest in peace and suffer n more.

  9. Tausha Van Briggle April 4, 2016 at 9:47 pm

    Nick,Erin,Curtis my thoughts and prayers are with you all in this hard time….your mom was an amazing lady…..she will always be looking down on you all and your families…<3

  10. Amber Conniff April 4, 2016 at 11:24 pm

    Lora cared for my son as an infant at Building Blocks Daycare. He adored her, and so did my husband and I. We are so sorry for your loss.

  11. Gloria and Phil Crum April 5, 2016 at 8:46 am

    While we didn’t personally know Lora, but in knowing her parents we do know that she must have been a sweet and caring person. Sincere sympathies to all of her family.

  12. Kathy and Orville Taylor April 5, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Dear Frank and Karen,
    So sorry for your loss, no words can express the sorrow during this time. We are praying for you both.
    Our love to you both.
    Kathy and Orville Taylor

  13. Angela Wheeldon (White) April 5, 2016 at 10:28 am

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I’ll be praying for the family.

  14. Tiffany Thomas April 5, 2016 at 10:36 am

    I worked with Lora for several years at the daycare. She was so sweet and had an amazing way with children. She would have the kids giggling, singing and dancing and she would be doing it right along with them. I loved that about her. She impacted so many with her caring spirit. We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for your family and especially those sweet grandkids she always talked about. Tiffany Thomas -Nehemiah Project Church and Buidling Blocks Daycare

  15. Robin Huffer D’Agostino April 5, 2016 at 11:22 am

    Sorry to hear about Lora. Thoughts and Prayers for all the family.

  16. Beth Shaff April 5, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    Nick and Kenzi

    Sorry for the loss of your mother, Nick. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  17. Mike Brown April 5, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I met Lora while volunteering at Brownsburg Meadows, Brownsburg, IN. She taught a six hour class concerning working with memory care residents. Afterwards, she asked me to assist in the memory care unit with activities, which I did. She was undoubtedly one of the most caring and loving people I’ve ever met! I’m glad God saw fit to have my path cross with hers, I’m a better person for it. Don’t know any of the rest of her family but you’re all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  18. Jane Werner April 5, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    Curtis and Marcie, So sorry for your loss. Lora was such a sweet person. She will be missed by many. We worked together at “A Great Find”.

  19. Rose Holman April 6, 2016 at 7:52 am

    Condolences to the family of Lora. She was a wonderful person, always making a difference for the better in one way or another. Her love for animals and commitment to a better quality of life for them was always present in her actions.

  20. Cameron Johnson April 6, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Lora was inventive, clever, hard-working, caring, and a pleasure to be around. Her concern for animals and her dedication to helping them leaves a large large hole in the animal care world. I’ve been blessed to have known her thru the Hendricks County Humane Society and her work at PetAgree Grooming. I was also very impressed with the way she handled her diabetes.
    My sympathy goes to the children I’ve heard much about but never had the opportunity to meet. She so loved you all!

  21. John & Kathy Niese April 6, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    We all send our sympathies to the family in the loss of your loved one. We have known Frankie Pilley for many years. May God bless each one and prayers for all.

    John & Kathy Niese
    Madie Durham
    Marvin & Sherri Durham

  22. Tina (Brouse) Ewing April 7, 2016 at 6:10 am

    I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for your family

  23. Todd and Cindy Brown April 7, 2016 at 9:49 am

    We want to express our deepest sympathies to your family. We have lived next door to Lora and Brian for several years and we have always felt blessed to have them as neighbors. Lora was the sweetest person and we will truly miss her. Todd, Cindy and Melea Brown

  24. Lanie Dudek April 7, 2016 at 2:43 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Lora was such a good friend, always smiling, so warm and caring. I am going to miss her and our many chats on line or over lunch. My prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

  25. Mike Brown April 7, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    So sorry for your family’s loss. Praying for you all! Mike & Connie Brown & Families

  26. Deb Ratliff April 8, 2016 at 10:16 am

    Nick and family, my heart goes out to all of you. Keeping all of you in my prayers. Deb Ratliff. (co worker from probe shack)

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