Jacqueline Riggins Edwards was born on April 13, 1941 in Lyons, Georgia. She passed peacefully at UF Health Jacksonville.
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Jacqueline was attended New Stanton High School in Jacksonville, Florida. She furthered her education in the field of medicine and as a C.N.A. Jacqueline dedicated 20 years of service at River Garden Hebrew Home. After retirement, she studied and was certified through the State of Florida to parent foster & adopted children. She enjoyed entertaining, reading, cooking, and traveling the world.
Jacqueline was an active member of the Eastern Star Chapter 199 in Jacksonville. Later she dedicated her life as a Jehovah’s Witness where she enjoyed serving and doing ministry work. Jackie loved all and shared her love through cooking, stories, and conversations with all who would listen.
Jacqueline is survived by her sister, Doris Brown Peacock; daughter, Deborah Fulton (Jerome); sons, Michael Childres (Jennifer) and Akeem J. Edwards; granddaughter, Stephanie Trotman (Jason); grandson, Alex V. Childres, Jr.; and a host of loving family members, friends and spiritual brothers and sisters.
Jacqueline Edwards passed away Monday, March 25th, 2019. Arrangements in Care of: Funerals by T.S. Warden, 904-765-1234. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to support hospitalized children and to Jacqueline’s ministry.