Gloria Jean Thomas Edwards, age 56, of Eudora died Saturday, December 22, 2018 at home in Eudora. Gloria was born September 9, 1962 in Lake Village, AR. She is the daughter of the late Leon Thomas and Alzata (McCree) Thomas. She married Calvin Edwards on March 11, 1989 in Oak Grove, LA. She was the Cafeteria Supervisor for 20 plus years for Lakeside School District. Gloria was an avid reader that loved to write, put together puzzles and loved her kids and family dearly.
She is preceded in death by her father, Leon Thomas, and sister, Jewel Williamson.
Gloria is survived by her husband of 29 years, Calvin Edwards of Eudora; two daughters, Aramis Edwards and Achandal Edwards both of Eudora; one son, Christian Edwards of Benton; her mother, Alzata (McCree) Thomas of Eudora; two sisters, Linda Thomas and Diana Stewart both of Eudora; one brother, Leon Thomas Jr. of Eudora; four grandchildren, Chrishandal Edwards, Lauren Edwards, Paige Johnson, and Camyah Edwards; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other family.
A Memorial Service will be held at Bishop-King Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Village, Arkansas Sunday January 06, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. A family dinner will be at 1:00 p.m. following the service at Butler's Place in Eudora. Service Arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.