Mrs. Ella Sue Edwards, age 81, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Friday, July 30, 2021, at Regency Park Health & Rehabilitation. Sue was born June 12, 1940 in Hiawassee, Georgia, the daughter of the late Guy and Lucy Barrett Stroud. She was also preceded in death by her infant brother, J.T. Stroud; sister, Anna Gibson. Sue was a devoted wife and minister to many people along with her husband of 61 years, Reverend Chester Edwards. Sue was a member of Cedar Valley Church of God.
Sue is survived by her husband, Reverend Chester Edwards; sons and spouses, Chris and Karen Edwards of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, Barry and Janet Edwards of Cohutta, GA; grandchildren, Christopher and Angelica Edwards, Nathan and Chelsie Edwards, Cody and Krissy Edwards, Caitlin Edwards; great-grandchildren, Cole Edwards, Ellie Edwards, Darcy Edwards and Von Bowie.
Service to celebrate the life of Ella Sue Edwards will be Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Chester Edwards and Reverend Jim Talley officiating. Serving as pallbearers Christopher Edwards, Nathan Edwards, Cody Edwards, Mike Hall, Larry Garland and Richard Martin.
The family will receive friends Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour at 2:00 p.m.
The family will also hold a visitation at Harvest Fellowship Church 1145 Crooked Creek Conn, Young Harris, Georgia from 12:00 p.m. until the service hour of 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 2, 2021, with Reverend Chester Edwards and Reverend Mike Youngblood officiating. Burial will follow at Burch Cemetery in Hiawassee, Georgia with Christopher Edwards, Nathan Edwards, Cody Edwards, Matthew Dills, Mike Hall and Larry Garland serving as pallbearers.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.