Stella L. Edwards, 78, of Washington, died Sunday, June 20, 2021 in her home following an extended illness.
She was born May 3, 1943 in Lumberton, Mississippi, a daughter of Allen and Bettie Fowler Edwards.
Stella was a 1962 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School.
Ms. Edwards had worked at the former McGraw-Edison in Canonsburg and was a cook at the former Lou Kary’s in McMurray.
Her faith was very important in her life. She had belonged to the New Hope Baptist Church and TLC Church in Washington and was presently attending the Legacy Church International in Washington.
Stella enjoyed reading her bible and singing hymns.
She is survived by four sons, Rodney Edwards of Upper Marlboro, MD, Nathaniel Edwards and Jamaal Edwards (Erin Andy) both of Washington and Rasool Edwards (fiancée Jessica Freeman) of Carmichaels; ten grandchildren, Laquan, Shawnte, Brionna, Tyrik, Isaiah, Malekahi and Gionni Edwards, Dietrick Davidson and Azyah and Ashante Dotson; two great grandchildren; a sister, Shelly Edwards of Washington; two brothers, Charles Edwards of Washington and John Edwards of Houston; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Deceased in addition to her parents, are two sisters, Sadie Watkins and Mildred Williams; a brother, Allen “Nick” Edwards Jr; and her significant other, Roy Edwards.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday, in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 25, 2021, with Rev. L.B. Whitlock officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
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