Gov. John Bel Edwards mourns loss of mother

Dora Jean Edwards, the mother of Louisiana’s current governor, has died.
Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 10:59 AM CST
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Dora Jean Edwards, the mother of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, has died. She was 87.

Gov. Edwards announced his mother’s passing on Friday, Jan. 20.

Dora Jean Edwards, mother of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards
Dora Jean Edwards, mother of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards(WAFB)

He released the following statement about her passing:

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