Janese Newell Edwards
Janese Newell Edwards
  • February 5, 1959 - October 23, 2017
  • Counce, Mississippi

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Services to celebrate the life of Janese Newell Edwards, 58, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Childers Hill Holiness Church with Bro. Pat Terry and Bro Keith Driskell officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5pm until 10pm on Wednesday and 9:00 am until service time on Thursday at Childers Hill Pentecostal Church.

Janese died on October 23, 2017 at the Hardin County Medical Center in Savannah. She was born on February 5, 1959 to George Sonny and Elizabeth Ann Webb Newell. She was a 1977 graduate of Pickwick Southside and was a member of Childers Hill Holiness Church. She was an avid Tennessee Volunteer fan, enjoyed helping with different charities such as the Angel Tree and a loving mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her father, George Sonny Newell; husband, Willie Edwards; sister, Lynn Thomas and a grandson, Charles Newell.

Janese is survived by her son, Christopher Newell (Trish) of New Albany, PA; mother, Elizabeth Ann Newell; grandchildren, Kelsey Newell, Patrick Newell, and Christopher Newell, Jr; and sisters, Donna Baker (Anthony) of Decatur, AL and Lisa Gray (Dan) of Ramer and a host of other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Services are under the direction of McPeters Funeral Directors In