Rev. Oleta Shepard Edwards, 87, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013 in Blountstown. She was born April 19, 1926, to James and Amanda Goodson Shepard.
She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Hubert L. “Shorty” Edwards.
She pastored with her husband at many churches in the area, including the Old Assembly of God (now Bethel Assembly of God), the Quincy Assembly of God, Rock Bluff Assembly of God and the Glad Tidings Assembly of God (now Harvest Chapel) in Oak Grove.
Visitation was Saturday, September 6, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Greensboro, FL, with the service following at 11:00 AM. Interment followed at Bethel Cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Frank (Gail) Edwards of Quincy, FL, and Kenny (Alice) Edwards of Bristol, FL; a sister, Rev. Pearl Edwards Braswell of Pine Grove Community; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home, 15 S. Jackson St., Quincy, FL, (850) 627-7677, is in charge of arrangements.