GASTONIA - Elizabeth "Lalee" Edwards, 89, passed away Jan. 23, 2013.
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She was a native of Gaston County, born Nov. 19, 1923, to the late Will and Ella Worthy Edwards.
For 60 years she worked in the home of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Bryant. During retirement Elizabeth continued her hobby of baking for others. In rec-ognition of her 56 years secretary and warrior to her beloved church United House of Prayer the Bishop presented her with the title of Saint Eliza-beth Edwards.
She was preceded in death by brothers Refoe Edwards, Andrew Edwards, J.W. Edwards and sister Delserea Edwards – Williams.
Survivors include Nieces and Nephews, the Harry Bryant family, Beverly Washington and Alonzo Sholtzes
The family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. Sunday at United House of Prayer Gastonia.
Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Gaston Memorial Park.
Memorial to the United House of Prayer 1208 N. York St. Gastonia, NC 28054.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 26, 2013