NORWALK, Conn. – Mable Glenn Edwards, of Norwalk, died Monday, Feb. 8 at Norwalk Hospital. She was 73.
She was born in Winterville, North Carolina, on Oct. 18, 1942, to the late Osiana Brock and Aaron Charles Edwards Sr. She attended Robinson Union High School and graduated in May of 1961. She attended Good Hope Freewill Baptist Church in Winterville. She moved to Norwalk to live her paternal grandmother so she could have a better life. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and served as an usher for many years.
In her early years, she traveled a lot to such places as Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean Islands. She went to Butler Business School where she attended classes she worked at Pitney Bowes in the accounting department for 29 years. She retired in October of 2000.
She is survived by brothers Aaron C. Edward Jr. (Evelyn) of East Harlem, New York, and Louis Brock (Mablene) of Greenville, North Carolina; four nieces, two nephews, and other relatives and friends; her best friends Mary Brittenum Mellow (Britt) and Darlene Wrentz, whose friendships lasted over 50 years.
She was predeceased by her son, Jonathan Edwards of Norwalk; her brothers Bruce Brock (Lillian) of Queens, New York, Joe Brock (Nell) of Winterville; and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 17 West Ave., Norwalk. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 9 a.m. to the time of service at the church. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery.
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