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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