A resident of Baton Rouge, she was born to the late Willie and Beatrice Edwards on June 27, 1927 in New Roads and departed this life on Thursday, February 6 at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center - Mid-City. Survivors are daughters Evelyn M. Edwards and Traci D. (Giles) Patin of Baton Rouge; siblings, Henry Edwards of Baton Rouge, Carolyn (Howard) Stull, Mildred Edwards, Jessie and Eddie Edwards of Alexandria; Rayfield and Lloyd Edwards of New Roads, and Robert (Mary) of Hartford, CT. Grandchildren: April McClendon, Jacoby, Quinton, Ricky (Courtney), Takeisha (Leeandrew) Patin of Baton Rouge, and Tanyell (Leonard) McCray of Arlington, TX. Godsons Alvin and Calvin Edwards of Baton Rouge, 19 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins and special friend Barbara Alexander. Preceded in death by her husband, Exavia Patin and stepmother Albertha; daughters, Carolyn and Barbara Edwards and Pamela Patin; son, Andre Patin; brothers: Claiborne, Floyd, Sr., Willie, Sr.; Leroy and Clarence Edwards, and sister, Marjorie Smith. Services will be held Friday, February 14, 2014 at the Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church at 4555 Fairfields Avenue beginning with viewing from 10 a.m. until religious service at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Pastor Robert L. Davis. Winnfield Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com on Feb. 13, 2014