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Beverly M. Edwards, 59, of Ashland, went to be with her heavenly father Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Beverly was born March 9, 1958, in Ashland, a daughter of the late John Barrow and Mary Gearheart Barrow. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Raymond Barrow; and three sisters, Alexzine Foley, Marmetta Barrow and Loretta Barrow.
Beverly was a 1976 graduate of Paul G. Blazer High School and retired as an attendance clerk from Ashland Independent School system. She was a Kentucky colonel and a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Leaving behind to mourn her death are her husband, Stephen Edwards; her children, Heather Brown Farris, Jamar (Brittany) Edwards and Alexzine Edwards; two stepdaughters, Stephanie Edwards and Monica Edwards; her brother, Wilson Barrow; two sisters, Mary Barrow and Anyetta (Michael) Johnson; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a special niece, Angelia Johnson; and a host of nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Bishop Gary Edwards will preside. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation Inc., 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.
Condolence may be lef at steenfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 21, 2017
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