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Edwards, Caroline

Edwards, Caroline

June 30, 1944 — August 26, 2018

Caroline Edwards was born to Lucinda and Ruff Mable in Parkin, Arkansas on June 30, 1944.

Caroline received her education in Hayti, Missouri and moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1962. For over 50 years she called Kansas City home and grew her family and career there. Caroline valued hard work and responsibility. She worked in several factories throughout her career, including General Motors and Stuart Hall. She retired from Cardinal Health in 2005. Caroline loved cooking, gardening, taking care of her home, and spending time with family and friends. Known to many as ‘Mama,’ ‘Grandma,’ ‘Auntie,’ ‘Aunt Sis,’ or simply ‘Carolyn,’ Mrs. Edwards will be greatly missed by many.

Caroline received Christ at an early age and she was a member of Paradise Missionary Baptist Church. She went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Caroline was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Lewis Lee Edwards, Sr.; two sons: Andrew Scott and Lewis Lee Edwards, Jr.; two brothers: Walter Lee Cable and Willie "James" Brown; and one sister: Carrie Lee Mable.

Caroline leaves behind to cherish her memory and carry on her legacy three daughters: Lolita Boyd, Roshanda Edwards and Khyneesha Edwards, all of Kansas City, MO; two sisters-in-law: Gloria Brown of Toledo, OH and Jacquelyn Edwards of Flint, MI; one daughter-in-law: Lilly Scott of Kansas City, MO; four grandsons: Rodderick Boyd (Glenda), LeeAndre Boyd (LaDonna), Mario Edwards (She'rron) and Elijah Callier, all of Kansas City, MO; one granddaughter: Valecia Boyd of Kansas City, MO; fourteen great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

Services for Mrs. Edwards will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m. at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church, with Reverend Michael Phillips officiating. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Service Information

Service: 10AM, Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church

Visitation: 9-10AM, Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church

Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery

Edwards, Caroline's Guestbook

Let us stand so close together that one cannot fall w/out the other. Prayers for the family

Deacon Gatlin and Family

Blessings and comfort to the family!

Darryl E. Adams

I am a former coworker and an acquaintance of Kyneesha Edwards and I am saddened by your loss. I didn’t know “Grandma” Edwards but if Ms. Neesha is a fraction of her legacy, that is truly a gift to the world. She must have been a wonderful lady! My sincere condolences!

Renee Renshaw

Sending our heartfelt condolences to the family of Caroline. May I have only father strengthen you in your time of sorrow, and may his promises bring you hope and comfort. “ just a little while longer and death will be no more, neither will morning, no outcry, nor suffering be anymore the former things have passed away” Revelation 21:4 John 5:28,29

Green Family

Deepest sympathy for Ms. Caroline's family. We can look forward to the promise at Isaiah 25:8 – “God will swallow up death forever, Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” Death is an enemy that separates us from our loved ones. When this promise is fulfilled, we will have the joy of seeing our loved ones resurrected (John 5:28, 29). Then we can enjoy life the way our Grand Creator purposed for us…forever on earth. (Psalms 37:9, 11)


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