Betty Jo Edwards
June 22, 1932 - August 2, 2022
Betty Jo Edwards, age 90, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.
Born in Beckley, West Virginia, on June 22, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Grace (Calvert) Grose. Betty Jo spent many years employed at the New Castle Farmers Market, a job that she greatly loved.
Betty Jo was an avid reader. She was known as a wonderful cook and enjoyed large holiday gatherings. Betty Jo had a deep love for all animals. Most of all, she was a loving mother and dear friend who will be dearly missed by many.
In addition to her parents, Betty Jo was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard H. Edwards; and son, Gordon L. Toney. She is survived by her loving daughter, Susan Perry Barnes; grandsons, Matthew Perry (Kim), and Joshua Toney (Alexis); great-grandchildren, Dylan Perry, Jessica Perry, James Toney, and Miles Toney; step-grandchildren, Kelly, Melanie, and Heather.
All services will be held privately at the request of Betty Jo.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty Jo’s memory may be to Bethesda United Methodist Church, 116 East Main Street, Middletown, DE 19709 or by clicking here.