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Ella F. Edwards

1927 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Ella F. Edwards

North Carolina - 86, passed away May 27, 2014. Ella was born in Cheriton, VA and retired as a grocer from Colonial Stores after 27 years. She enjoyed traveling, loved being a doting great grandmother, was a devoted Christian and was currently a member of Berea Baptist Church in Elizabeth City.

Ella is predeceased by her loving husband, James Samuel Edwards; her parents Bertie and Manie Costin Abbott; and 6 siblings. She is survived by her daughters Alice F. Lewis (Charles A. Lewis) and Sharon L. Perry (Dwight Perry, Jr.); son Robert E. Edwards (Rodney Hess); sister Susie Abbott Kelly; brother Gerald M. Abbott; five grandchildren Sharon Creef (Jon Creef), Chuck Lewis (Crystal Lewis), Dwight Perry, Stephanie Moss (Sean Moss), and Stacey Puzyrewicz (Bart Puzyrewicz); and eight great- grandchildren Jonathan, Brittany, and Cody Creef, Jadyn Lewis, Allison Roy, Alexes and Brody Moss, and Jed Puzyrewicz.

A visitation will be held Monday, June 2, from 6pm to 8 pm in Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk VA. A service will take place Tuesday, June 3, at 2 pm in Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Jason Wise officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Berea Baptist Church in Elizabeth City. Condolences may be offered to the family online at


Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 3, 2014
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