COMMERCE - Betty Jean Edwards was born on May 12, 1933, and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleo and Emmette Duran; and a sister, Barbara Edwards.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Ernest Edwards, Commerce; daughter, Debbie (Faron) Lauro-Power, Lancaster, Calif.; son, Dennis (Marie) Edwards, Acworth; two granddaughters, Jennifer Chase, Acworth, and Kara Lauro, Arlington, Va.; three grandsons, Justin (Karla) Lauro, Fayetteville, N.C., Dennis “DJ” (Kim) Edwards, Jr., Woodstock, and David (Ashley) Edwards, Acworth; three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Mason, and Jacob Edwards, Woodstock; brother, Jones Allen “Pete” (Charlotte) Garmon, Jefferson; sister, Beverly (Jerry) Scott, Commerce; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at Hudson River Baptist Church in Commerce on May 7. The body was cremated after the service.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.