September 19, 2019

Beverly A. (Jordan) Edwards

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Beverly A. (Jordan) Edwards, 89, of Seekonk, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, September 6, 2019. She was the wife of the late Frederick A. Edwards. Born in East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Sydney S. Jordan & Agnes L. (Robertson) Jordan.

Mrs. Edwards was a purchasing manager with Cherry & Webb Co. for many years until her retirement.

A lifelong Communicant of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Beverly served in many capacities throughout her life; on the altar guild, as clerk of the vestry & treasurer, as a chalice bearer & Eucharist Minister, Sunday school teacher, & choir member. She enjoyed volunteering at St. Mary’s Thrift Shop, baking for the church bazaar, & running the chowder luncheons. Beverly gifted with a beautiful soprano voice particularly enjoyed singing.

She leaves her two loving daughters: Karen M. Edwards & her husband Kenneth Ramsay of Little Compton and Susan J. Doughty of Harrisville. Cherished grandmother of Aaron Doughty & his wife Darlene of Harrisville, R.J. (Raechel) Doughty & their husband Ian Holliday of Vancouver, Canada, & great-grandmother of Grace E. Doughty & Cameron J. Doughty of Harrisville. She was the sister of the late Sydney S. Jordan, Jr., William W. Jordan, & George E. Jordan.

Her Requiem Eucharist will be held Saturday, September 14th at 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 81 Warren Avenue, East Providence. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.

Friends may call Friday from the hours of 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Home of J.H. WILLIAMS & CO., 210 Taunton Avenue, East Providence.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to HopeHealth, 1085 N. Main St. Providence, RI 02904 will be appreciated.

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