Shirley Edwards

Published 1:25 pm Monday, January 17, 2022

July 17, 1953 – Jan. 15, 2022

VIDALIA — Visitation services for Shirley Edwards, 68, of Vidalia, La., will be held at Young’s Funeral Home in Ferriday on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Shirley was born on Friday, July 17, 1953, in Wisner, La. and passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Baton Rouge, La. She spent her life caring for others whether it was patients or her family. Shirley worked in the healthcare industry for 43 plus years, as an RN. She was a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Shirley will be missed by everyone who knew her.

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She was preceded in death by her father, George A. Edwards, Sr.

Shirley leaves behind son, Heath Edwards; granddaughter, Lauren Edwards; grandson, Ryan Edwards; mother, Alice Taylor Edwards; two brothers, George A. Edwards, Jr. & his wife Helen and Sean Edwards & his fiancé’ Angie; three nieces, Kennedy Edwards, Taylor “Storm” Edwards, and Tonya Webb; nephew, Dusty Edwards; aunt, Bobbie Taylor; her best friend, more like a sister, Tammy Abernathy; and her beloved dog, Bella.

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