Donna Marie Edwards, age 57 of Belfast, died Thursday, August 2, 2012 in St. Thomas Hospital.
Ms. Edwards was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and daughter of Reverend Frank Edwards and Eva Richardson Edwards of Belfast. She was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. She taught school at Liberty School in Shelbyville in the Title 1 Reading and First Grade classes for twenty-three years. She was the secretary of the Belfast Lions Club. She was a member of the Hannah's Gap Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for several years.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by three brothers, Tim Edwards of Medical Lake, Washington, Ronnie (Jeanne) Edwards of Shelbyville, and Donnie Edwards of Belfast, nephews, Joseph, Jamison, Jesse, Tucker, Mark and Jonathan Edwards, two nieces Caley and Mary Margaret Edwards, several aunts, uncles and cousins, also, survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. from East Commerce Baptist Church in Lewisburg with burial to follow in Head Springs Cemetery at Belfast.
The family will be at East Commerce Baptist Church Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until the funeral hour for visitation.
Memorials may be given to Hannah's Gap Baptist Church c/o Lester Nichols 309 Bledsoe Road Petersburg, Tennessee 37144 or East Commerce Baptist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 1575 Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091.