Mrs. Edwards was a lifelong resident of the Shiloh community, northeast of Hamburg. She worked at the Garment Factory in Hamburg for almost 20 years and was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church.
Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by a son, Shannon Ray Montgomery in 1996; her father, John Earl Brown in 1986; a brother, Johnny Ray Brown in 2014; and her grandparents, Rev. Samuel Leroy and Audrey Irene Dingler Brady and Willie P and Gertrude Sheiron Brown.
She is survived by her husband, Buford “Buzz” Edwards; a son, Eric Lee Montgomery and wife, Jennifer, all of Hamburg; a stepson, Ronnie Joe Edwards of McGehee; a stepdaughter, Regina Faye Bullock of Lake Village; her mother, Clyda Faye Brady Sims of Monticello; a sister, Linda Brown Ngar and husband, Sam, of Dumas; nine beloved grandchildren and two beloved great-grandchildren.
A private burial will be at the Flat Creek Cemetery at a later date. A gathering of family and friends will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.