Susan E. Edwards

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ONEIDA, N.Y. - Susan "Susie" E. Edwards, 77, of 348 Genesee St., died Friday evening, July 23, 2010, in the Oneida Healthcare Center where she had been a patient since Monday, July 19.

Susie was born on July 15, 1933, in Bridgeton, the daughter of Guy L. and Vera E. O'Neal Edwards. She attended school in North Carolina.

She had lived in Vermont before moving to Oneida in 2006.

Susie was a loving mother and grandmother and was a devoted Boston Red Sox fan.

Surviving are four children, Richard Tilford and his companion, Joyce Pizzagotti, of Greenville, N.Y., Vera (Steven) Hamilton of Windham, Vt., Joel Tilford of Sharon Springs, N.Y., and Tiffany (Martin) Zeun of Oneida, N.Y.; one brother, Guy (Janice) Edwards of New Bern; three sisters, Norman Jean Batson of Wilmington, Bethel Tyson of Cary, and Flora Watson of New Bern; her former husband, W.R. "Doc" Tilford of New Port Richey, Fla.; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no services. Cremation will take place in the Chenango Valley Crematorium in Earlville, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make a contribution to the charity of your choice.

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Published in Sun Journal from July 27 to July 30, 2010