Ruth Sedrick Bedow Edwards, age 81, of Meadville, passed away February 24, 2024 at Wesbury Retirement Community where she had resided for the past 6 years. Born October 28, 1942, in Pollard, AR, she was a daughter of Charles and Bertha Jackson Sedrick. Ruth was married to Raymond Bedow in 1964 until his death in 1995, and later married Martin Edwards in 1999 until his death in 2018.

Family members include her sons, Michael Bedow of Corry, Brian Bedow of Meadville, and several step-children, Angie Denkins and Sharron Edwards, both of Dexter, MO, Nina Howell and Cathy Wells, both of Bonne Terre, MO, Rita Bedow, Theresa Trott, and Robert Bedow, all of Erie, and Richard Bedow of Edinboro. She is further survived by her siblings, Jerry (Bonnie) Sedrick of California, Greg (Mary) Sedrick of Tennessee, and Rose Teauge of Missouri; five grandchildren, Shawn (Stephanie) Bedow, Jessica (Jay) Joy, Victoria Bedow, Brandon Bedow, and Robert Bedow; and five great-grandchildren, Hudson Bedow, Genevive Bedow, Sarah Joy, Levi Joy and Jacob Joy.

Ruth is preceded in death by a step-son, Douglas Bedow, and a brother, Glenn Sedrick.

Ruth retired from Snap-Tite of Erie and Union City, and was a Sunday School teacher at Hill Church in Dexter, MO when she lived there. She loved to read and go for walks. She was a beautiful soul and blessing to everyone who met her.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 4th at 11:00am at Waterford Cemetery.