Clara L. Edwards, 91, of Royal Oak for the last 21 years, former1y of Ferndale, died Thursday, July 5, 2007, in Royal Oak. She was born April 4, 1916, in Littlelot, Tenn., to the late Pimprin and Jenny Neely. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Northwood Baptist Church. She worked for Wolf Envelope Co. on Trumbull Avenue, Detroit, for more than 50 years, retiring when she was 65. Mrs. Edwards loved to travel and walk. She walked three miles a day except for the last few years. Surviving is her daughter, Lynda K. (Terry E.) Ridgeway of Hazel Park; grandchildren, . Shana Lee (William) Holifield of Waterford, Wendy Pauline (Clifford) Ogle of Scottsville, and . Lonnie Dean Holifield of Hazel Park; great-grandchildren, Amber, Alex and Brendan Ogle and Hope, Anlla and Lily Holifield; and four nieces and one nephew. She was predeceased by nine brothers and sisters. Visitation, 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. . today at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home, 2125 W 12 Mile Road, Berkley; service, 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Dorman 1. Ray officiating; burial, Roseland Park; memorials, Northwood Baptist Church, 2915 Normandy Road, Royill Oak, MI 48073; www.sawyerfuller.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on July 5, 2007.
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