Sherry Edwards, 63

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. – Sherry Edwards, 63, of New Cumberland, passed away peacefully, on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, with her loving family by her side, following a brief illness.

A daughter of the late Orville and Louise Phillips, she was born on March 19, 1951, in Fairmont, W.Va.

A homemaker, Sherry was a graduate of Fairmont West High School, and she studied at Fairmont State College.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Bob Edwards; son, Robbie Edwards (Lindsay); daughter, Miranda Gibson (Aaron) of New Cumberland; sister, Marty Tarelton of Lima, Ohio; and brother, Paul Phillips (Linda) of Mannington, W.Va. Sherry was a devoted grandmother to her six grandchildren, who loved their “Kan Kan” very much, Kaylex, Kaleena and Kolvyn Gibson, and Reagan, Laney and Roland Edwards.

Pastor Lenny Peeler of the New Hope Baptist Church in Weirton will celebrate Sherry’s life on Friday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester, and interment will follow at Locust Hill Cemetery. Family and Friends will gather at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sherry’s name to the North Shore Animal League America at

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