In Loving Memory

Eva Porter Edwards

December 28, 1923 - April 1, 2020


Eva Porter Edwards, age 96, a longtime resident of Forestdale, AL, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Robertsdale, AL. 

A private graveside service will be held at Highland Memorial Gardens in Bessemer, Alabama. Hughes Funeral Home, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.

Eva was born on December 28, 1923 in South Carolina.  She was a loving mother of five children, as well as a loving grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.  She loved her family and socializing with her friends.

Eva is survived by her daughters, Sylvia Denton, Shirley Satterwhite, Gloria Nobles and Betty Bearden; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; her twin sister, Vera Graham of Myrtle Beach, SC; along with many nieces and nephews.

Eva is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, Vines Preston Edwards, and her son, Terry Wayne Edwards.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association at or the Dementia Society of America at

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at


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