Shirley Wilda White Edwards

Shirley Wilda White Edwards, age 70 of Martin, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia, on June 11, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Charles White and Wilda Phillips White Burton Teague. Mrs. Edwards was a great cook, and everyone loved her famous oatmeal cookies. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and canning. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Edwards.

Surviving are her son and girlfriend, Chris Morrow & Julie Brayman of Martin; grandchildren, Chris Morrow, Jr. and Nikki Morrow; brother, Ralph White of Banks County; sister, Janie Contestabile of Gwinnett County; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm, Monday, June 14, 2021, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart, with Rev. Ted Armour officiating. Interment will follow in Alto Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531, to assist with expenses.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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