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Lisabeth M. “Dixie” (Hamel) Edwards

BRENTWOOD, NH: Lisabeth M. “Dixie” (Hamel) Edwards, 88, formerly of Hampstead, died Tuesday morning at Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH. Mrs. Edwards was the wife of the late Raymond A. Edwards.

Born in Haverhill September 29, 1918, Mrs. Edwards was the daughter of the late Harry and Mildred (Caldwell) Hamel.

Educated in Haverhill Mrs. Edwards was a graduate of Haverhill High School class of 1937, and was proud to have celebrated her 70th class reunion. She had worked at both the former Western Electric and Hooker-Howe.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by her son Allen E. Edwards of Little River, SC and Stratham, NH; grandchildren Michael Edwards and his wife Dana of Manchester, NH, Christine Hajjar and her husband Doug of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Joshua Edwards of Little River, SC and Kristian Edwards of Stratham, NH.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service today 10:00 a.m. at the chapel of the Rockingham County Nursing Home, 117 North Road, Brentwood, NH. Arrangements by Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Memorial contributions may be made to Seacoast Hospice, 10 Hampton Road, Exeter, NH 03833. Online condolence may be sent to


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