The funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1908 Dozier Road, Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia. Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., Pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church, Montezuma, Georgia, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery. The remains will lay in state one hour prior to service.
Darlene Frances Edwards was born April 11, 1950 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Robert Edwards and Allene Smith Edwards. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Clyde, Shirley, and Stanley, and sister-in-law, Vernida Edwards.
Darlene was a 1968 graduate of John Lewis High School of Ellaville, Georgia. She joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church at a very early age and remained a faithful member until her health failed. She was employed as a stock controller for Wood Grain of Americus, Georgia. She was known as a caregiver for the kids in the community. She loved them dearly and that love was reciprocated.
Survivors include her three loving and devoted children, Latonya Edwards, Bettina Edwards, and Courtland Edwards, all of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Keondria Edwards, Kennethia Cummings, Kavin Morani, and Quinterius Stone, all of Atlanta, Georgia; three siblings, Larry Edwards (Bertha), Ellaville, Georgia, Lee Arness Edwards, Sr., Milledgeville, Georgia, and Robins Mansfield (William), Austell, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Mary Dean Smith (Norman), Brooklyn, New York, Lou Willie Edwards, Americus, Georgia, Cornelius Sellars, Macon, Georgia, William Smith (Lorene), Ellaville, Georgia, and Inez Trice, St. Petersburg, Florida; a host of nieces and nephews; a host of other relatives and friends, including two devoted friends, Ruby Tennison and Joanne Chapel.
- Sebrina(Tuesday, October 22 13 10:23 am EDT)
I use to work with Darlene and stayed intouch with her until she moved to Atlanta. She was a good person and will tuely be missed. I loved her dearly!!!
- Sherry Francine Oliver(Saturday, October 12 13 11:58 am EDT)
With deepest sympathy and prayers.
- Ebenezer Baptist Church Family(Saturday, October 12 13 09:08 am EDT)
To the Edwards Family. May the Peace of God be upon you during your time of bereavement. Know that Darlene is in a better place.No sickness; No more pain; No more heartaches. God said, "Come on Home and Rest".
- shirley prince&family(Thursday, October 10 13 11:14 am EDT)
Robin im, so sorry to hear about another love one have gone.know that im always in ur prayers. To The Edwards Family.
- Ida mae lampkins(Wednesday, October 09 13 11:46 pm EDT)
your family are in our prayers. the hart family.