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Funeral plans set for State Rep. Ronnie Edwards

Ronnie Edwards (Source: Louisiana House of Representatives' website) Ronnie Edwards (Source: Louisiana House of Representatives' website)
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Funeral plans for State Representative Ronnie Edwards have been set. 

Services for Edwards will be held Friday, March 4 at the Living Faith Christian Center at 6375 Winbourne Avenue in Baton Rouge. 

A viewing will be held from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. and the funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. 

Edwards' burial will immediately follow the service at the Heavenly Gates Mausoleum located at 10633 Veterans Memorial Boulevard. 

After her burial, a repast will be held at the Charles R. Kelly Community Center at 3535 Riley Street. 

Edwards passed away Wednesday at the age of 63 after a two-year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. 

She previously served two terms on the Baton Rouge Metro Council and was elected to the State House of Representatives in October. 

A special election to fill her now vacant seat is set for Saturday, April 9. 

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