Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Susie Abercrombie Edwards, age 89, of Dahlonega, Ga. Mrs. Edwards passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, surrounded by her family.
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Graveside services are sceduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, from the Historic Mount Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery, Dahlonega, Ga. The Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate.
Mrs. Edwards was born in Lumpkin County, March 24, 1923, to the late Joseph Abercrombie and Dovie Anderson Abercrombie. She retired from Milliken Textiles with 43 years of dedicated service. In addition to her late husband, Grover Lee Edwards, Mrs. Edwards is preceded in death by her brother, Joe Abercrombie; brother and sister-in-law, Purvis and Virginia Abercrombie; as well as her sister and brother-in-law, Cleatus Abercrombie Jackson and Elmer Jackson.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Charles Chambers, Dahlonega; grandchildren, Phillip and Debbie Chambers, Hamilton, Va.; Jason and Lynn Chambers, Gainesville, Ga.; Susanna and Bill Helms, Tampa, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Chase Chambers, Brett Chambers, Kelcey Helms, Madison Chambers, Dylan Helms and Matthew Helms; brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Faye Abercrombie, Dahlonega, Ga.; sisters-in-law, Geneva Edwards Pittman, Social Circle, Ga.; and Sarah Edwards, Gainesville, Ga.; brother-in-law and his wife, Earl and Betty Edwards, of Dahlonega, Ga.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
Flowers will be acknowledged or memorial donations may be made to Eagle Ranch, P.O. Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, GA 30502.
Condolences may be sent to the family of Mrs. Susie Edwards by visiting www.alexander-funeral.com.
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, 706-865-1500, will be in charge of arrangements.
Alexander Funeral Home
2721 Highway 129 South
Cleveland, GA 30528
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Jan. 25, 2013