Allen Jay Edwards, Blue Eye, MO son of Alva J. and Imogene F.(Martin) Edwards, was born March 6, 1947 in St. Joseph, MO and departed this life on May 9, 2016 at the age of 69. Allen had been a resident of the area for thirteen years moving here from Elkader, IA. He was a mechanic, servicing golf carts, a member of V.F.W. Post 2203 Shell Knob, MO and Masonic Lodge #712 Collinsville, IL. He served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include: his wife, Elaine of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Bail and husband, Mitch of Sedalia, MO and Teresa Tuecke and husband, Jim of Oelwein, IA; two sons, Dan Phelps and wife, Anna of Fennimore, WI and Darrell Phelps of Mason City, IA; six grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m. at Stumpff Funeral Chapel Kimberling City, MO. Military Service will follow at 11:30 a.m.