The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, June 17, 2013 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dozier Road, Ellaville, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery.
Mrs. Edwards was born July 26, 1930 in Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia to the late Will Smith and Alma Fuller Smith. She was preceded in death by two siblings: Charlie Hopkins and Cora Bell Baisden. She was educated in the public school system of Sumter County. She was married to the late Mr. Robert Edwards. To this union, they were blessed with seven children. Three children, Clyde Edwards, Shirley Carter, and Stanley Edwards, preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Vernida Blue Edwards.
She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist church and a retired homemarker.
She leaves a legacy of loving memories to her beloved children, Darlene Edwards, Atlanta, Georgia, Larry Edwards (Bertha), Ellaville, Georgia, Lee Edwards, Sr., Milledgeville, Georgia and Robin Mansfield (William), Austell, Georgia; four siblings, William Smith (Lorine), Ellaville, Georgia, Cornelius Sellars, Macon, Georgia, Mary Dean Smith (Norman), Brooklyn, New York, and Lou Willie Edwards, Americus, Georgia; sisters-in-law, Inez Trice, St. Petersburg, Florida and Jessie Lee Hopkins, Americus, Georgia; twenty-two grandchildren, a host of beloved great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
- Deacon James C.& Minister Harriett R. Jones (Sunday, June 16 13 11:51 pm EDT)
May God continue to strenghten and keep you during your time of bereavement.Look up God is always there. I know it look cloudy right now, but the sun(son) will shine.
- The Rouland Family (Sunday, June 16 13 11:36 pm EDT)
Our thoughts and prayers are with you'll during your time of bereavement. May God continue to comfort you.
- Deacon LD & Ozella Hinton and Family (Sunday, June 16 13 08:42 pm EDT)
We extend our deepest sympathy at this time of bereavement.
- JANET MINTER KING AND FAMILY (Sunday, June 16 13 09:47 am EDT)
TO MY FRIEND AND SISTER ROBIN AND FAMILY, MYSELF AND MY FAMILY OFFER OUR DEEPEST AND SINCERE HEARTFELT SYMPATHY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FOR THE LOSS OF MAMA LENE.. SHE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. I PRAY THAT GOD GIVES YOU'ALL THE STRENGTH TO ENDURE DURING THIS SADDEN TIME. IF YOU NEED ME FOR ANYTHING, GIVE ME A CALL.. I LOVE YOU OUR PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU ALL
- Carla Solomon (Saturday, June 15 13 02:40 pm EDT)
I'm so sorry for your loss....I pray that God give y'all strength during this time of bereavement. I love you all!
- Emma Hall Newsome and Family (Friday, June 14 13 05:58 pm EDT)
We wish to offer our sincere sympathy to you all on the loss of your love one. May the memory of her love surround you all now and bring you all peace that only God can bring.
- pam and rick ingram and family (Friday, June 14 13 03:58 pm EDT)
Robin and family sorry to hear of your los, I know she is better off now, she has no more pain or heartache, yall is in my prayer and call me if you need someone to talk to.
- Beverly Clemons (Friday, June 14 13 07:44 am EDT)
My heart goes out to the Smith and Edwards' family. May God's love and peace be with you.
- Lisa P. Hartage (Thursday, June 13 13 09:35 pm EDT)
Our condolences and prayers goes out to the Smith and Edwards family, The Hartage and Pina families, Lisa P. Hartage
- Shirley prince &family (Thursday, June 13 13 08:24 pm EDT)
Robin l"m sorry to hear ur mom.she was a mom to.me also now that always in your prayer.
- Sherry Francine Oliver (Thursday, June 13 13 07:43 pm EDT)
The family has my deepest sympathy and prayers.