Dora Jean Edwards, the mother of Louisiana’s current governor, has died.
By WAFB staff
Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 10:59 AM CST
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.
He released the following statement about her passing:
Mrs. Dora Jean, you have been such a light in our lives. You have taught me so much about faith and love. You will be missed beyond measure, and we love you so much. Please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers during this time. pic.twitter.com/1JLpyvfjgI