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A Celebration of life for Myrtle “Doris” Edison Samuels, 79, will be 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Mountain Home Missionary Baptist Church. Reverend Robert Duncan is the pastor. Pastor Anthony Dykes will be the eulogist. Interment will be in the Corinth Church Cemetery. Mrs. Samuels will lie in state at the church one hour prior

Mrs. Samuels was born on April 24, 1939 to James C. Edison and Myrtle Cook Edison in Goodwater, Alabama.

Mrs. Samuels was a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess. She received her education in the Talladega County Schools graduating from Talladega Country Training School. After completing her education, she was employed by
Coosa Valley Country Club, Sylacauga Health and Rehabilitation Center and B. B. Comer High School.

On Friday, December 7, 2018, Mrs. Samuels was called to her eternal home. She was welcomed by her parents, James and Myrtle Edison; and nine siblings, Liller M. Turner, Annie B. Turner, Bertha L. Cook, James Cleveland Edison, Lewis W. Edison, A. D. Edison, Willie J. Edison, Clarence Curry and Tommie L. Edison.  

She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Henry J. Samuels of Sylacauga, Alabama; two daughters, Drucilla (Marvin) Foster of Sylacauga, Alabama and Marnetta (Allen) Glenn of Sycamore, Alabama; two sons, Henry (Shaunda) Samuels of Opelika, Alabama and Orentha (Shimeka) Samuels of Alabaster, Alabama; twenty-one grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; one sister, Jennie Hughes of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
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  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Dearest Aunt Doris, It was so wonderful to have met our Mothers sister. Enjoyed the time my sisters and I spent with you on our visit home. The conversations you and I shared on FaceTime, I will cherish. My heart is broken. Fondest memory's your Niece Saundra (San) Suttle.
    ~ Saundra Suttle   Hillcrest, NY
  • Friday, December 14, 2018
    My sympathy to the Edison family.-Acts 24:15