Mary Helen Edwards passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Courtland Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her family.
She was born May 17, 1924 in Dover, Delaware to Pearl and Elmer Hammond.
On March 15, 1947 she married Paul P. Edwards, Sr. where they began a life of 65 years together. Mary Helen was a wonderful mother and homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and reading. She was an active member of the First Seventh Day Adventist Church of Dover, Delaware.
Mary Helen was preceded in death by her mother, father, brothers Elmer and John (JC) Hammond.
She is survived by her husband Paul P. Edwards, Sr. daughter Vicky D. Dawes of Marydel, DE, daughter Bonnie L. Fletcher and husband Jim R. Fletcher, of Kingsport, TN, son Paul P. Edwards II and wife Shawn L. Edwards of Dover, DE, and son Douglas D. Edwards and wife Connie L. Edwards of Dover, DE. She is also survived by five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Services were held privately at the request of the family at Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming, DE.
Also a special thank you to Delaware Hospice for their compassionate care.
Contributions can be made to Delaware Hospice, 911 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901 in memory of Mary Helen Edwards.
Letters of condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.