Nellie M. Edwards 82, of Little Rock, Ark. was born December 13, 2014 and passed Thursday, November 13, 2014, surrounded by her family. Preceded in death by her husband, Willie Edwards; both parents; one brother and one sister. She's survived by five children, Brenda Bland, Rita Coakley (Brian), Charles Clay, Beverly Dickson and Kevin Edwards (Linda) all of Little Rock, Ark.; two sisters, Ersie McClendon and Ollie Akins; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends. Home going services Friday, November 21, 2014, 10 a.m., at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 6803 Lancaster Rd, LR. Interment will follow at Little Rock National Cemetery. Viewing: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 6-7 p.m., at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 S. Chester St. Little Rock, Ark. (501) 372-1305.
Published November 18, 2014