Edwards, Cheyenne Cooper

Friday, January 25, 2013
Cheyenne Edwards
Cheyenne Edwards

Cheyenne Cooper Edwards, 62, died on Tuesday, January 22.  

She was a member of St. Phillip Lutheran Church and a member of the 1968 Class of Riverside High.

She was preceded in death by her father, Louis M. Cooper; mother, Gennette R. Cooper and brother, Rand Tony Cooper.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ronnie E. Edwards; children, Rhett G. Edwards and Chantele Edwards (Jerome) Carr; grandchildren, Myles and Savannah Edwards and Asha Lee, Wesley Carr and Kujorah Beasley; sisters-in-law, Linda Edwards and Patricia Edwards of Chicago; brother-in-law, Walter Edwards, Jr.; nieces and nephews; special friends, Sandra Melvin, Elzia Johnson Cummings, Julia Goldston and Yvonne Tory.

Special thanks to care givers, Jan Vale, Angela Horne and others; Arkridge Home Health Care and Home Health Care of East Tennessee.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Billy Church officiating.

The public can come by and pay their respects to the family and sign the register book, but at the request of the decedent, there will not be public viewing after noon on Monday.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



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