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Doris B. Edwards


Sunrise: January 22, 1934

Sunset: April 26, 2021

“Thru it all, thru it all, I learned to trust in God. I learned to depend upon his word.”

Early Monday, April 26, 2021 God called home our precious love one. Our mother, sister, auntie, cousin, grandmother home. Doris Bernice Hyman Edwards was born January 21, 1934 to the late George and Jodie Hyman. She fell in love and married the late Albert Lee Edwards, Sr.

Doris was loved by all who came to know her. She was the mother of three children, Josephine, Hattie (Jasper), and Albert Jr. (deceased). All though she only had three she gained many more who adopted her as their second mom. She loved to serve in church as an usher at the Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church or serving her family with her skills in the kitchen.

The Hyman family is a large and loving group of people. We have had many to go on to be with the Lord, but we Thank God for all of them that are waiting and for all that remain. Brothers, Welton Hyman, Sr., Edward Hyman (Margie), Joseph Hyman (Rose) and Cecil Hyman; sisters, Cecille Hyman and Darlene Bazemore; grandsons, Jason and Trenell, Jr.; great grandchildren, Keyshara, Trinity, Trenell, Nia, Jasmine, Kayla, and Taliyah; so many others Oliver Johnson and Archie Butts (forgive me if I left out your name) great friends Meta James, Mattie Providence, Lucinda Edwards, and many more, lots of nieces, nephews, and friends. Much love to her caregivers, Gloria Everett, Vicky Newsome and Alvisha Young and all who cared for my mom.

Viewing Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Friday, April 30, 2021 1:00pm Solid Rock COGIC 2100 Vicker Avenue Chesapeake, VA 23324 Interment Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:00pm Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Shirley Slade says

    They’re no words to express how she touched my life in so many ways… One of the best women on this Earth…

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    Dr. Lakecia Hyman says

    Aunt Doris you will be missed. An Angel on Earth. God bless you. I love you! Your niece, Kecia ❤️.

    God has truly earned an Angel.

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      Jenise Deneen Jackson says

      My dear Auntie you will be missed by so many. God has gained another beautiful flower for his garden. Rest in Perfect Peace.

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    Alice M Bazemore says

    I will miss you Aunt Doris and your awesome love for family. You touched so many with your big heart and beautiful smile. May you rest in perfect peace.❤️

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    KENITRA HYMAN says

    You have definitely left your mark. Take your rest now Aunt Doris… Your work was not in vain. 🕊❤

    Love you,

    K. Hyman

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    Waneysha (Neysha) Bazemore says

    Rest in forever peace, Aunt Doris. We love you

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    Pennie Bond says

    April 30,at 830 am sorry to hear of the passing of my dear cousin Doris. She will always be in our hearts. Praying that God be with you today and always.

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    Judy wiggins says

    My. Sincere condolences to the family. Doris and I are cousins; our families lived in the same community in Windsor, NC; Saint Francis. Praying for comfort and peace for her family.

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