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Betty Jane Edwards


Sunrise: January 28, 1953

Sunset: June 1, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Norfolk, Virginia the Lord called home wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother,
cousin, friend and dear Sister, Betty Edwards. This sweet and loving soul was born on January 28, 1953 in North Carolina to the late Johnnie Wynn, Sr and the late Earline Wynn. She caringly worked in the medical field in the Norfolk area, and was a faithful member at Way of the Cross Baptist Church of Norfolk, Virginia for 30+ years.

Sister Betty was predeceased by both parents, and brother Johnnie Wynn, Jr. She leaves to mourn and cherish her memory, her husband of forty nine years, Christopher Edwards; daughters: Karyn Edwards of North Carolina, Cynthia Edwards of Norfolk, Va, Kimberly Griffin (husband DeShawn) of Norfolk, Va; Michaela Edwards of Norfolk, Va, and Jennifer Edwards of Norfolk, Va; Sisters: Mary (husband Roland), Dorothea (husband, Larry), Eva (husband Ronnie); Brothers: Robert (wife Theresa), Larry (wife Shirley), and Lawrence (wife Patricia); 21 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends. “No matter what comes

Viewing Thursday, June 6, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Friday, June 7, 2019 Grace Baptist Church 3423 Sewells Point Road Norfolk, VA 23513 Interment Calvary Cemetery 1600 St. Julian Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504

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    Stephano Mosley Sr says

    My Sincere Condolences to the Edwards Family !!! Let the guidance of the Lord Heal your sorrows !!!! To the 5 princesses she left 2 cherish her remember what she taught y’all and embrace those lessons because y’all are Queens now !! To Mr Edwards Hold your head high cause your QUEEN will always be with you !!!!
    Sincerely ,
    Stephano Mosley Sr.

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    Brenda F. Drake says

    Hello Family, I am sorry that I am not able to be there with you all. Please accept my most sincere condolences. May the love and care of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences. We love you all.

    From Brenda Drake and Family!
    Plymouth, NC 27962
    252 505-2091

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    Cinny Hill says

    I’m so thankful to GOD to have known Mrs. Betty for years , working next to her as a co -worker. Also, I was her dialysis nurse. She was such a lovely person. She had a heart of GOLD…
    She always showed me photos of her kids/ grandkids…
    I will truly miss her and ALWAYS keep her in my HEART…

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    Metina M Baucom says

    My condolences to the family.
    I am so thankful to have worked with Mrs. Betty. She is the sweetest, strongest and realist person that I have ever known. I am going to miss her soooo much. I love you!

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    Nikita Boykin says

    I offer My sincere condolences to the family. I pray for strength for the family in the days ahead, Mrs. Betty was there for me in the recent passing of my mother. She gave encouraging words. I will miss her kind words all the time. She was a very strong woman and it was a pleasure knowing her. Love you Mrs. Betty!!!!

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    Lakisha Wynn says

    My aunt Betty had a heart of gold and she loved her family hard. She will be deeply missed but never forgotten. My heart goes out to her daughters, and family. I love you so much ??

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    Carolyn Knight says

    Bro. Edwards,
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Sis. Edwards!
    I know the love and promises of God
    will bring peace and comfort to you and your family.

    “For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle
    were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not
    made with hands, eternal in the heavens.”
    2Corinthians 5:1

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    Williams Family says

    The death of your loved one Betty is one of the most devastating experiences your family will face. At times, the pain of the loss will feel unbearable. Please know that there are friends who care about you and your family during this difficult time and more importantly Psalm 34:18 tells us that “God is near to those that are broken at heart.” We pray that Jehovah the God of all comfort is with your family during this difficult time of grief.

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