OCTOBER 27 – Bertha Mae Doss Edwards went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2009. She was born on June 4, 1922, the daughter of the late John Richard and Lelia Virginia Doss. She is survived by two daughters, Barbara and husband, Steve of Amelia and Diane and husband, Harold of Powhatan; five grandchildren, Dawn and husband, Jorge of Woodbridge, Chris of Hampton, Amber of Amelia, Will and wife, Tammy of Amelia, and Ashlie and husband, Donnie of Powhatan and four great-grandchildren; her best friend and beloved sister, Lelia Chris-tine Doss Martin of Farmville; brother, John Richard Doss Jr. and wife, Ruth of Galatin, TN; sisters-in-law, Margaret Rice of Farmville and Blanch Mahoney of Hopewell; many loving nieces and nephews and very dear friends, Ann Barksdale and Mary Snoddy of Farmville and Barbara Fletcher of Richmond.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Wilson Edwards, a son, Donald Wilson Edwards and two brothers, Robert Mahoney and William Austin Doss.
She was retired from Craddock Terry Shoe Corp and a faithful member of the Farmville Church of Christ for many years.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, at 2 p.m. at Farmville Church of Christ with interment in Trinity Memorial Gardens.
Family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6-8 p.m. at the Puckett Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ama Nyame Memorial Center, Inc. (ANMMC), c/o K. Donkor, MD, 1100 West Third Street, P.O. Box 353, Farmville, VA 23901.
Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family.