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Beatrice B. Edwards

Services for Beatrice B. Edwards, of Ruth, are 10:30 a.m.Friday, Oct. 27, at Hartman Funeral Home of McComb with burial inShady Grove Cemetery in Ruth. The Rev. Joe Felder willofficiate.

Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home, andon Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mrs. Edwards, 86, died Oct. 25, 2006, at her residence. She wasborn in McComb on March 15, 1920, to Melvin and Ruby Brown.

She was a retired seamstress. She was Past Matron for the PineChapter O.E.S., Enon member of Auburn Chapter No. 87 O.E.S. Sheloved crocheting and making ceramics for her friends andfamily.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HollisEdwards; her sons, Robert “Butch” Edwards and Hugh “Skeeter”Edwards; her brother, Jack Brown; and her sister, Leona Gatlin.

Survivors are her special friend and companion, DudleyMcCullough and his son, Roger McCullough; her sister, BobbieStewart, of Summit; her daughters-in-law, Sylvia Diane Edwards, ofSummit, and Cindy Terrell Edwards, of Liberty; her fourgrandchildren, Robert Shaun Edwards and wife Teresa and MichaelDelane Edwards, all of Summit, Danny Edwards and Carolyn Edwards,both of Liberty; her seven great-grandchildren, Max Carson Edwards,Macy Hope Edwards and Robert Justin Edwards, all of Summit, andNaomi Marie Callender, of Liberty, Branden Lane Edwards, of McComb,Brandon Alexander Graves, of Laurel, and Michael Sawyer Sparks, ofMcComb.

Pallbearers are Tracy Welch, Greg Bradley, Roger McCullough, RayWelch, Benny Guidry and David Miller.