Meadville Tribune

November 28, 2012

Emmaline Y. Edwards

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Emmaline Y. Edwards, 59, of 774 S. Grant St., Meadville, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at home.

Emmaline was born in Meadville on Sept. 21, 1953, a daughter of the late Edward E. and Sarah D. Feltenberger Overton. On Feb. 14, 1991, Emmaline married Cliff L. Edwards; he survives.

For several years Emmaline had been employed by PPG Industries. In her earlier years she volunteered with the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. She was a graduate of Meadville Area Senior High School. Emmaline enjoyed painting ceramics, and she was an avid Cleveland Browns fan.

In addition to her husband, Cliff, with whom she spent more than 40 years, Emmaline is survived by a daughter, Emon Y. Edwards of Monroeville; four sisters, Charlotte Overton Lucas and her husband, Msg. Timothy Lucas, of Perris, Calif., Beverly Overton Johnson of Erie, and Connie Overton Reed and JoAnn (Vivian) Deeter, both of Meadville; three brothers, Edward E. Overton and his wife, Sandra, of Meadville, Bruce L. Overton and his wife, Maxine, of Albion, and Greggory Overton of Palm Bay, Fla.; her stepfather, Searcy Caldwell of Meadville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, Emmaline was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Overton Carlisle; and three brothers, Larry, Robert and Ron Overton.

A memorial service will be held at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, at 6 p.m. on Dec. 5, with Berta Newsome Jones, pastor of United Faith Fellowship Church, officiating.

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