Betty H EdwardsJune 11, 1932 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 85)
Anniston - Funeral service for Ms. Betty H. Edwards, 85, will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be held in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Ms. Edwards passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. She is survived by four children, Patricia Sexton, Karen Bloss, Paul Edwards, and Melanie Winkler; two sisters, Bonna (Max) Newman and Beverly (John) Champion; five grandchildren, Wendy Blissett, Jeremy Sexton, Jennifer Williams, Autumn Winkler, and Madison Williams; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Ms. Edwards was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and sister. Ms. Edwards retired from Social Security Administration, working there for over 30 years. She was compassionate about her family and helping others and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Diane Adams, Heather Coppock and Chaplain John with SouthernCare Hospice. Ms. Edwards was preceded in death by her parents, Howard Maurice and Paulene Butts Hancock; her son, Eugene “Gene” Edwards; two granddaughters, Amy Edwards and Jamie Sexton; and her husband, Fairrel Edwards.