Mrs. Cynthia Ann Edwards Deal, 65, of Broxton, entered into rest Dec. 4.
Mrs. Deal was born on Nov. 3, 1956, in Jeff Davis County, the daughter of the late Ralph Harris Edwards Sr. and the late Elyse McLean Edwards. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Donna Mims and Judy Courson.
Cynthia worked as a Media Specialist with the Coffee County School System, was a member of Douglas First Baptist Church and a member of Daughters of the King Sunday School Class.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny Deal of Broxton; son, John Morgan Deal (Brittany) of Macon; sisters, Linda Parlor (Kenny) of Hazlehurst and Patricia Wilkes (E.M.) of Hazlehurst; brother, Ralph H. (Bubba) Edwards Jr. (Shelia) of Hazlehurst; bonus sister, Linda Deal of Douglas; bonus daughter, Erica Deal of Tampa, Fla.; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Services were held Dec. 7 at Douglas First Baptist Church with Dr. Don Hattaway, the Rev. Brian Allen and Brother Shep Johnson officiating. Interment followed at Palms Memorial Gardens, Hazlehurst.
Pallbearers were Tommy Wilkes, Drew Wilkes, Harris Edwards, Karson Kirkland, Keegan Land, Kollin Parlor, Kristopher Kirkland, Kristian Kirkland and Kolby Land. Honorary pallbearers were Daughters of the King Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.
Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, was in charge.