Marlene B. Edwards

Marlene B. Edwards

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Marlene Burrell Edwards, 84, wife of the late James Allen Edwards, Jr., passed away July 27, 2023.

A native of Greer, daughter of the late Edwin Carl and Luna Lillian Smith Burrell, she was a retired employee of Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission, a long-time employee of J.P. Stevens & Co., and a volunteer at Greer Memorial Hospital. She was a member and Sunday School teacher of Victor Baptist Church and served as past director of children’s and youth choirs.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Jess Hall of Piedmont and Jamie and Jeff Templeton of Simpsonville; a son-in-law, Jeff Gooding of Taylors; a brother, Carl Burrell, Jr. of Greenwood; a sister and brother-in-law, Lynn and Ken Bridges of Florida; five grandchildren, Jenna Hodge and Jensen Hall, Jaden Templeton, Kaben and Micha Gooding; and two great-grandchildren, Eliyana and Araya Hodge.

She was predeceased by one daughter, Anjanette Gooding.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2023, at Victor Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Tom Capps. Burial followed in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation was held 12:45-1:45 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Victor Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1147, Greer, South Carolina 29652.

Online condolences may be made at

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