2014-07-04 / Obits

Estelle Edmond

Button Maker

Estelle Edmond, a button maker, died on June 18 at age 87.

A Far Rockaway resident for 60 years, Edmond was a member of the Senior Choir and served on the Pastor’s Aide Board of New Hope Baptist Church.

Edmond is preceded in death by her father, Wiley Edmond; mother, Luella Wannamaker Edmond, stepmother, Evelyn Edmond and brother, James Edmond (Bubber). She is survived by her brother, Joe Edmond (Big Jim); nephews and nieces, Floyd (Johnie Mae), Roy, Lonell (Martha), Jaimey, Stevie, Anthony, Judy, Tasha, Susie, and Louise; Pearl and Buster’s children, Rudy (Brenda), Michael (Evelyn), Emma (Andre), Willie (Jeanette) and Larry (Kim); godson, Lil Larry; Brenda (Edward); cousins, Catherine Willis, Evelyn; great-nieces, Mozella, Melissa and Erica Hawkins and a host of cousins, New Hope Church family, neighbors and friends.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood.

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