Addie Louise Edwards of Riverhead died July 24 at Stony Brook University Medical Center. She was 81.
Born Nov. 20, 1930, in Aurora, N.C., to Elva Gertrude Wiggins and Herman Edwards, she worked at Strebel’s Laundry Inc. in Quiogue.
Predeceased by her son Jonathan in 1988, Ms. Edwards is survived by her sons Willie Marcellus, Steven and Daryl; her brothers, Arlinla Sr. and Floyd Sr.; and her sisters, Melvine Roberts and Elva Mitchell.
A service was held July 28 at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead, the Rev. A. Charles McElroy officiating. Interment was at Riverhead Cemetery.