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Mary Edwards

November 6, 1927 — July 11, 2010

Mary Woods Foster Edwards, age 82, of Vicksburg, MS passed away on Sunday July 11, 2010 at the University Medical Center in Jackson.  She was born on November 06, 1927 to J. T. and Bessie (Scallions) Woods in Durant, MS.  Mary moved to the Delta at a young age, where she attended Riverside High School. She retired from Denny's as a cook supervisor after 35 years of service at La Mirada, CA. She was preceded in death by her husbands William ("Bill") D. Foster and Jessie D. Edwards. She and Mr. Edwards were married 16 years and resided in Greenville, MS and were members of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.    She was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister Earline Lott and a brother Lee Woods, Jr. Visitation will be held Wednesday July 14, 2010 from 5:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM with a Rosary service to follow at 7:00 PM at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Greenville, MS.  Funeral Services will be held Thursday July 15, 2010 10:00 AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Greenville, MS.  Burial will follow at the Hollandale Cemetery, Hollandale, MS.  Father Tarsisius Puling, S.V.D. will officiate the service.   She is survived by her step-children Ann (Tom) Fraser of Cartersville, GA, Dean (Sue) Edwards of Millington, TN, Everette (Sherry) Edwards of Greenville, MS. Pam (Mickey)  Wilkinson of Snellville, GA, Theresa (Stratford) Kay of Fuquay-Varina, NC. John (Mary Beth) Edwards of Kingman, AZ. Two Brothers; Curtis (Mary) Woods of Wayside, MS. and Cecil (Juanita) Woods of Taylorsville, MS. Two Sisters; Peggy (Ronnie) Clark of Ruleville, MS and Louise Watford of Vicksburg, MS. Fourteen step-grandchildren and thirteen step great grandchildren, Numerous nieces and nephews. Pall-bearers will be Coleman Edwards, Brandon Wilkinson, Joe Fraser, Rob Watford, Rodney Clark, and Derris Powell. Honorary pall-bearer is Thomas Kay. In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made to the Jesse D. Edwards Memorial Trust c/o St. Joseph's Catholic Church 412 Main St Greenville, MS 38701 Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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