Violet Marie Beck Edwards of Chestertown, MD died on April 19, 2021 at Corsica Hills in Centreville, MD. She was 90.
She was born in Quaker Neck on the Reardon Farm in Chestertown on March 10, 1931, the daughter of the late James Washington and Martha Blanche Frazier Beck.
Her early years were spent working in her parents’ grocery store on Lawyers Row in Chestertown. She was a graduate of Rock Hall High School class of 1949.
In September of 1951 she married Roland Edwards who predeceased her after 46 years of marriage. Mrs. Edwards worked several part time jobs while raising her daughter and granddaughter. She resided in Rock Hall until moving to Chestertown in 1998.
Mrs. Edwards attended Wesley Chapel Church in Rock Hall, MD. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and game shows.
She is survived by her granddaughter: Angel Standridge of Louann, AK, along with several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter: Connie Edwards in 1996; sisters, Elizabeth Beck Smith, Anna Mae Beck Antone, Rose Beck Sinclair, Daisy Beck Plummer; and brothers, Ernest E. Beck, Charles “Buddy” Beck, James W Beck Jr, and Calvin Beck.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer Road Chestertown, where relatives and friends may call one hour (12-1) prior to the service. Interment will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rock Hall Vol. Fire Company, Chestertown Vol. Fire Company, Kent and Queen Anne’s Rescue Squad, or Wesley Chapel Cemetery Fund. www.fhnfuneralhome.com.