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Dr. Ora D. Edwards, 66, of Anderson, passed away Oct. 3, 2017, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Blytheville, Arkansas, and resided all of her life in Anderson.
She retired from Guide Lamp Division of General Motors, and in later years, she received her Doctorate of Theology.
She was a devout member of St. Mark Church of God in Christ. She was active in her community, and enjoyed racquetball, fishing, bowling, and traveling.
In her retirement, she enjoyed doing yard work, she found the love of knitting, and volunteered at both St. Vincent's Anderson and St. John's Hospital.
Ora is survived by her loving son, Mack (Machelle) Edwards II; siblings, Pearline (Samuel) King, Dorothy J. McNeill, Diana K. Harris, Debra A. (Kevin) Taylor, Julia D. Lewis, Terri L. (Gene) Davis, Arthur Lewis Jr., Robert L. (Mary) Lewis, Leonard (Hazel) Lewis, Frederick Lewis, and Timothy G. Lewis; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Cinquea (Dwight), Mack III, Sulliman, and Stryker; great-grandchild, Xavier; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Willie B. Lewis; father, Arthur Lewis Sr.; sisters, Shirley Hobson and Bertha M. Cotton; and granddaughter, Ebony N. Edwards.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Mark Church of God in Christ, 2232 Dewey St., Anderson.
Services will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at the church, with Superintendent Samuel L. King officiating. Burial will take place in Anderson Memorial Park.
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Published on October 4, 2017
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