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Henrietta Y. Edwards

Died: 7/12/2011

Henrietta Y. Edwards, age 90, of Felton, DE, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Mrs. Edwards was born in Townsend on June 21, 1921, daughter of the late Merritt Willett Yearsley, Sr. and Virgil Stant Yearsley. A gifted and resourceful homemaker, she devoted her life to caring for her beloved husband, children, and grandchildren. She was particularly well known for her excellent cooking and her talents as a seamstress.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bayne C. Edwards, in 1994, and by her brother, Merritt Willett Yearsley, Jr., in 2010. She is survived by her children, Ronald W. Edwards of Charlestown, MD, Patricia A. Adkins of Middletown, Barbara J. Bolyard of Clarksburg, WV, Larry G. Edwards of Lewes, Duane K. Edwards of Newark, and Myron D. Edwards of Felton; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a great great grandson.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, July 16, 2011, at the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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