PLANT CITY - Robbie Ann Edwards Lea, 64, of Plant City, Florida, unexpectedly, on May 1, 2020, entered her eternal rest.
Born October 17, 1955, to Robert and Carrie Edwards, she was the oldest of six children and grew up in Plant City. She graduated from Plant City High School in 1973 and the University of South Florida with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice in 1977, where she was also a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She worked for many years in the real estate industry as a title agent and lived most of her adult life in Polk County, Florida.
Robbie Ann was a wonderful cook who loved sharing a great meal with family and friends. She was a kind and generous spirit with an innate ability to comfort those in need. She'll be remembered for her great sense of humor and she will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Sidney and Carrie Ann Edwards. She is survived by her siblings Lynn Simeone (Damon), Clare Hicks (Tim), Kay Brown (Jim), Bobby and Brian (Annmarie) Edwards, her step-mother, Patt Edwards, step-sisters Barbara Morris, Lynne Ann Bisceglia (Craig) and Nancy Slagle (Bill). She is also survived by 24 nieces and nephews.
A private funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 9 at Hopewell Funeral Home, Plant City (Due to COVID-19, the service will be limited to immediate family, but it will be live-streamed for extended family and friends.
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for an invite). Interment at Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Plant City at firstchurchplantcity.com/giving/
. Expressions of condolence at HopewellFuneral.com
Published by The Ledger from May 7 to May 8, 2020.