Mrs. Edwards was born in Thomas County, Georgia on September 6, 1934, to the late John Arthur and Nora Albritton Wade. On November 28, 1954, she married Angus Edwards, Jr., who preceded her in death. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Cairo Presbyterian Church, and served as Probate Judge for Grady County until her retirement.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Bobby Williams, Cairo, Georgia; granddaughters, Carrie Anne Williams, Pensacola, FL, and Sarah Katherine Williams of Athens, Georgia; sisters, Cleo Hagan and Lysbeth Brown both of Jacksonville, FL, and Merle Matthews and Doris Gandy both of Atmore, AL; a host of loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Angus Edwards, Jr. May 6, 1981, her son, John Stephen Edwards, March 11, 1982, her parents John Arthur and Nora Wade, sisters, Dora Hackney, Sadie Shuman and Dot Carter and a brother Wallace Wade.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 until 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter, 1512-1 Gillionville Rd., Albany, Georgia, 31707 or online at www.alz.org, or Presbyterian Homes of Georgia, 1-800-808-3309, www.phgainc.org.