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Kevin Edington


Kevin J. Edington, age 64, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 19, 2022. He was born June 27, 1958, in Lansing the son of Max and Thelma (Bailey) Edington. On February 12, 1999, he married Donna V. Oakley. Kevin enjoyed watching NASCAR, scratching off lottery game tickets, visiting various casinos and collecting coins. He loved fishing on Duck Lake, thanks to his friend Glenn.
Kevin is survived by his children: Melissa (Jim) Falk of Onondaga, James (Kathy) Robins of Charlotte, Matthew (Tasia) Robins of Charlotte, Amanda (Robert) Pierce of Bellevue; 12 grandchildren; sister-in-law Rosemary Newell of Kentwood; brothers: David (Pat) Edington of Tennessee, Earl Edington of Jackson; and special friends: Glenn, Steve, and Roger.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Donna; sister, Julie Ann Johnson.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home with the Rev. Fr. Dwight Ezop officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Burial will take place at Kalamo Hillside Cemetery.
Those desiring may make contributions in Kevin’s memory to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran Rd., Charlotte, MI 48813.
To view Kevin’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.burkhead-green-kilgo.com.

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Evalyn Alderson


Evalyn “Annette” Alderson, 94, of Bellevue, Michigan passed away on Monday, September 19, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at home.
She was born on October 22, 1927, to Clarence and Flossy (Dunn) Knowles in Genoa, Ohio. She was a 1945 graduate of Battle Creek Central High school. On January 15, 1950, she married Glenn Alderson in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Annette worked at Ft. Custer State Home-Battle Creek as a caregiver aide for many years and she had also worked at Eaton Corporation in Battle Creek on the assembly line. She was a longtime member of Bellevue Christian Church and active lifetime member of the VFW Post # 565-Battle Creek. Annette was a well-known Mary Kay representative; she even received a Pontiac Red Sunbird for her successful sales. She loved her church, where she was active in teaching Sunday school and helping with services and dinners. She loved gardening, her flower and vegetable gardens were always bountiful. She was an avid oil painter and crafter. Annette enjoyed going for rides with her family and stopping for coffee or ice cream. She will be missed for her love of God, children and animals, especially her Yorkie, Bailey.
Evalyn “Annette” is survived by her children; Karen Johnson of Bellevue, Michigan and William (Pam) Alderson of Leesburg, Florida; her grandchildren: Mark (Amanda) Tooker, Charity Alderson, Jeremiah Alderson, Tember Johnson, Logan (Charity Grace) Alderson, Lance Weaver and Dylan Johnson and her seven great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Dawn Alderson; her sister, Mary Jo Bowen; her brother, William Knowles and her sister, Claris Charameda.
Visitation for Annette will take place on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Bellevue Christian Church with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Danesh Manik officiating. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Bellevue.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Pawsibilities, 2200 W. Bellevue Hwy., Olivet, MI 49076.
Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 205 N. Elizabeth St., Bellevue, Michigan 49021. Please visit www.kempffuneralhome.com to view the online obituary, to sign the online guest book or to leave the family condolences.

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Cirildo Silvas


Cirildo “Sid” Silvas, age 86, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his Savior on Thursday, September 15, 2022. He was born July 7, 1936, in New Braunfels, Texas, the son of Pedro and Felicitas (Rodriguez) Silvas. On June 21, 1958, he married Dora Inez Cardenas in Eaton Rapids. Family was everything to Sid. He was the happiest when surrounded by those he loved. His grandchildren all held a special place in his heart. His church family at Charlotte Assembly of God was also very important to him. Both he and Dora enjoyed working on hotrods throughout their life. Sid retired after many faithful years of service from Fisher Body in Lansing.
Sid is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Dora; children: Adela (Guy) Gutos of Grand Rapids, Armando (Stephanie) Silvas of Lansing, Alex Silvas of Charlotte; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brother, Pete (Maria) Silvas of Potterville; and sister-in-law, Theresa Silvas of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings: Juan (Mela) Silvas, Frank (Cruz) Silvas, David Silvas, Matt (Linda) Silvas, Bruce (Sherry) Silvas, Jobie (Bill) Moist, Mary (Leonard) Cruz.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Charlotte Assembly of God with Pastor Shane Bryant officiating. Burial took place at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Those desiring may make contributions in Sid’s honor to Charlotte Assembly of God, 1100 E. Clinton Trail, Charlotte, MI 48813.
To leave a condolence for Sid’s family or to read his obituary online please visit www.burkhead-green-kilgo.com

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Morris Edgerly


Morris “Buster” Edgerly of Charlotte, Michigan, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife and daughters on September 15, 2022, at the age of 80. Buster was born in Lakeview, Michigan, on April 14, 1942, to Hugh and Gladys (Fairbrother) Edgerly. Despite complications and additional health issues, he battled cancer for the last two years with courage and strength until the end. Buster was a retiree of Fisher Body as well as a farmer. He enjoyed mowing his lawn and taking care of his farm. He also enjoyed serving others by mowing their lawns, plowing driveways, and keeping busy doing small, odd jobs. Buster enjoyed spending time at the Moose Lodge #2565 in Charlotte and had many friends there. He was also a member of the Eagles Aerie #3552 and the American Legion in Charlotte. He proudly served his country in the United States Army National Guard.
Buster enjoyed hunting deer, elk, and bear. He loved riding his motorcycle with Karen and traveling to many states and National Parks. He loved animals and was especially fond of horses. Buster loved watching his daughters show their horses with the local 4-H club. Family meant everything to Buster. He lived life to its fullest fulfilling the words, “Life’s short, eat dessert first.”
Buster is survived by his wife of 55 years, Karen Edgerly; his daughters, Denise (Brian) Quaderer of St Johns, and Dawn (Mike) Coval of Bryon Center. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Mikayla Quaderer, Lauren Quaderer, Breanna Coval, Adam Coval and Cassidy Coval. Buster also has two surviving sisters: Marie Knapp of Reed City and Donna Bailey of Charlotte. He also had many nieces and nephews that he enjoyed visiting with.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Charlotte Moose #2565 or a charity of your choice.
To view Buster’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.burkhead-green-kilgo.com.

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Mary Harvey


Mary June Harvey, age 99, of Charlotte, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. She was born October 9, 1922, in Marlow, Oklahoma the daughter of Junia and Laura Dell (Philbrook) Stevenson. Mary graduated from Enid High School in Enid, Oklahoma in 1940. Soon after graduating she enrolled at the Enid Business College. It was there that she met the love of her life, Max Harvey. They were married on January 5, 1942. Mary was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Order of the Eastern Star, Blanche Moyer Circle, and the Charlotte Country Club. While in the Eastern Star, Mary held every office including Worthy Matron. Bowling and golfing were two hobbies she greatly enjoyed.
Mary is survived by her children: Michael (Linda) Harvey of Wacousta, Cindy (Tim) Francis of Charlotte, Susan (Dennis) Barnett of Charlotte, Richard (Nancy) Harvey of Charlotte; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Max in 2003; three sisters; one brother; and granddaughter, Lindsay Nakfoor.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jody Betten officiating. Burial immediately following at Maple Hill Cemetery.
Those desiring may make contributions in Mary’s memory to the First Congregational Church, 106 S. Bostwick St., Charlotte, MI 48813 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org.
To view Mary’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.burkhead-green-kilgo.com.

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