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Florence Mae Edwards

June 28, 1943 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Florence Mae Edwards departed this life on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA after a brief illness. She was born June 28, 1943 to the late Isaiah and Catherine Kelso Edwards in Prince Edward County. At an early age she professed Christ and joined Sulphur Spring Baptist Church. Upon returning to Virginia she joined Mount Mariah Baptist Church, Farmville, VA. She was educated in the elementary school in Prince Edward County. After the closing of schools in Prince Edward County, she attended schools in Media, PA and graduated from Media High School. Later she moved to New York City and secured a job with an international union (SEIU 1199). Her interest was becoming a missionary and journalist. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by three brothers: Herman, Cleveland and Alvin Gregory; and two sisters: Eula Lacy and Frengella Candies.

She leaves to mourn her passing: a brother, Toney F. Edwards (Fayetteville, NC) and two sisters: Rosetta Brown (Long Island, NY) and Linda Edmunds (Pamplin, VA) and a host of nieces, nephews and other relative and friends.

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 Service Program


Services

Open Viewing
Monday
April 4, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Funeral Service
Monday
April 4, 2022

1:00 PM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Interment following funeral service
Monday
April 4, 2022

Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
1743 Sulphur Spring Road
Prospect, VA 23960

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