Geraldine's Story

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Geraldine Edwards, 80, of Northfork, WV, formerly of New York, went to her
Heavenly Home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 19, 2017. Born November
11, 1936 in Emporia, VA, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah DeLotach
and Louise Epps.
Geraldine was a was a high school graduate and became a dedicated and
caring CNA for 20 years. She was a long time member of the Bethel Church
of God in Christ in NY. Geraldine loved the Lord and was with the
Abundant Life Ministries in Maybeury, WV, and was known as Mother Edwards
in the Church. She served as a foster grandmother at Kimball Elementary
for 5 years. Aside from her great sense of style and fashion,
she was also known for her delicious cooking and famous sweet
potato pie. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and
friend. She touched the lives of many and will be missed by all that knew her.
Other than her parents, Geraldine was preceded in death by one son Carl Edwards,
one daughter Claudia Edwards, one granddaughter Crystal Edwards and one
great-granddaughter Star'Asia Lewis.
Leaving to cherish her memory are her children:
Priscilla (Ronald) Hopkins of WV, Semmery Edwards of NY, Saundra Pegram of SC,
Mable Edwards of NY, Marion Edwards of NC, Lawrence Edwards of NC, David Edwards
of VA, Gwendolyn Edwards of WV, John Edwards of NY, Daryl Edwards of NY, and
Ashley Hill of Las Vegas, NV. Geraldine was also blessed with a host of
grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.
A Homegoing Celebration will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11: AM at the
Mount Ebenezer Baptist Church in Algoma, WV with Pastor Roger Walton and
Pastor Dana Walton officiating. Entombment will follow at the Restlawn Memorial
Gardens Mausoleum, Route 20 Bluefield, WV. Friends may call from 10:AM until
the hour of service. Pallbearers and flower bearers will be family and friends.
Assisting the Edwards family is Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, WV.
Published on March 28, 2017
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