Edwina Lucia Whitsell
Age 88 of Long Beach, CA went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 9, 2013 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on October 13, 1925 in Davant Louisiana to her parents Aurther Fredricks and Lucille Dupplessis. Edwina was one of four children. She married Glenn Whitsell at St. Bernard Parish Louisiana on October 1, 1942 and had 9 children. Edwina was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Whitsell in 1992; also preceding her were Glenn, Bobby, Tommy and Judy Whitsell; She is survived by her children, John, Peggy, Gene, Danny and Dawn Whitsell; and daughter-in-law, Isabelle Whitsell; 27 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Edwina was a hard worker, a loving wife and mother who will always be in our hearts. Memorial Services will be held at Forest Lawn Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at 1500 San Antonio Dr. Long Beach, CA 90807. Funeral Services Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 9:30am at Memorial Chapel Forest Lawn on San Antonio Dr. in Long Beach, CA 90807. Interment will be outside in the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA 92518. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits.
Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Dec. 14, 2013