Betty Sue Edwards

December 4, 1936June 26, 2018

Betty Sue Edwards, 81, of Cocoa, FL passed away surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Born in Conway, SC, Betty Sue came to Florida in 1961 with her husband, JD.

Betty Sue always put her faith first and devoted her life to her family. The second eldest child of nine, Betty Sue found a love for children by first caring for her younger siblings. She owned an in-home childcare for nearly 20 years after she raised her own children. She would often be found gardening and doing yard work in her spare time, she loved roses and all the bright colored flowers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, JD Edwards in 1977, as well as her brother, Gene Lundy, and sister, Fleetie Hucks. Betty Sue is survived by her children: Jimmy Edwards (Anita) and Connie Crabtree (Walter); brother, Billy Roy Lundy; sisters: Mary Ellen Davis, Marva Dean Holden, Marcile Back, Barbara Thompson, and Genny Price; as well as five grandchildren: Becky Tighe, April Edwards, Melissa Carter, Branden Crabtree, and Jessica Crabtree; and four great-grandchildren: Wyatt Crabtree, Gavin Tighe, Maggie Tighe, and Hayden Sloan.

A visitation will be held from 1-2 PM Friday, June 29, 2018 at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will begin at 2 PM following visitation.


  • Jimmy (and Anita) Edwards, Son
  • Connie (and Walter) Crabtree, Daughter
  • Billy Roy Lundy, Brother
  • Mary Ellen Davis, Marva Dean Holden, Marcille Back, Sisters
  • Barbara Thompsen, and Genny Price, Sisters
  • Becky Tighe, April Edwards, Melissa Carter, Branden Crabtree and Jessica Crabtree, Grandchildren
  • Wyatt Crabtree, Gavin Tighe, Maggie Tighe and Hayden Sloan, Great Grandchildren
  • J D Edwards, Husband
  • Leroy B and Mazie Lundy, Parents
  • Gene Lundy, Brother
  • Fleetie Hucks, Sisters


  • Visitation Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 29, 2018

Betty Sue Edwards

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Vera Pettis

July 3, 2018

My dearest Connie and Jessica:
You and your entire family have my sincere condolences. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. Your mom and grandmom is gone from sight, but not from your hearts. I will continue to keep you in my prayers.
God bless.

Glend Johnson

June 28, 2018

Connie, Jimmy Dale and family,

So sorry to hear about Aunt Betty Sue! She also fought a long fight. Hard to believe she passed away four weeks to the day we lost Mom! She will be missed, but can you imagine what a reunion they are having!

Love to you all,

Glenda and family