Shirley  Edwards

Shirley Wilda Edwards (White)

Sunday, June 11th, 1950 - Thursday, June 10th, 2021
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Shirley Wilda White Edwards, age 70 of Martin, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia on June 11, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Charles White and Wilda Phillips White Burton Teague. Mrs. Edwards was a great cook and everyone loved her famous oatmeal cookies. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening and canning. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Edwards.

Surviving are her son and girlfriend, Chris Morrow & Julie Brayman of Martin; grandchildren, Chris Morrow, Jr. and Nikki Morrow; brother, Ralph White of Banks County; sister, Janie Contestabile of Gwinnett County; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Monday, June 14, 2021 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. Ted Armour officiating. Interment will follow in Alto Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531 to assist with expenses.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 13th, 2021 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, June 13th, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, June 14th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Monday, June 14th, 2021 2:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Chapel
    175 VFW Post Rd
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Ted Armour
  • Interment

    Alto Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery
    801 Alto Congregational Holiness Church Road
    ALTO, GA 30510
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