Mabel Dunlap Edwards, 86, of Alum Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 12, 2007. Mabel was a Christian and one of the oldest members of McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church, Sod and was the owner – operator of the former Edwards Grocery at Alum Creek.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Edwards. She is survived by her two sons, Larry and Sharon Edwards of Alum Creek, Jerry and Anita Edwards of Olmstead Falls, Ohio; two daughters, Glenna and Bill Chapman of Alum Creek and Pamela and John McCormick of Cedar Key, Florida; one brother, Edgel Dunlap of Alum Creek; seven grandchildren, Elisa Edwards, Heidi Belleau, Cindy Orr, Jarrod Chapman, Shani Brinkman, Brandon McCormick and Gerri Lynn Edwards; 11 great grandchildren, Caitlin Orr, Matthew Belleau, Nathaneal Brinkman, Hannah Brinkman, Levi Brinkman, Raechel Brinkman, Jarron Chapman, Camille Chapman, Cheyenne McCormick, Courtney McCormick and Cameron McCormick; special friend, Brenda Flowers.
Services will be at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor Roe Smith and Assistant Pastor John Gorrell officiating. Burial will be in Forks of Coal Memorial Park, Alum Creek. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church on Wednesday. The family especially thanks Linda Allen of Alum Creek for the excellent, loving care she gave to Mabel. The family also expresses grateful appreciation to Hospice and Jarena Kelly of Mountaineer Home Health. Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in care of arrangements.