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Yalonda Edwards

August 13, 1963 — November 12, 2022

Yalonda Denise Edwards surrendered her life to God on Saturday November 12, 2022, making a peaceful transition to her eternal home.

Yalonda was born August 13, 1963 in Longview, Texas to the parentage of the late Bush Wright Sr., and Mary Alice Newhouse. Yalonda was the eldest child.

“Yoyo” as she was so lovingly called attended Dallas Public Schools.

“Yoyo” worked as a machine operator for several years and she would work several customer service jobs.

Her life’s most important job was being a loving mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend. “Yoyo” loved to cook, she would prepare food and feed the homeless in the South Dallas area daily until her health started to fail. She gave her life to Christ at an early age. “Yoyo” had a great love for God and united with New Mt. Hebron Baptist Church later in her life.

“Yoyo” is preceded in death by her father Bush Wright Sr.

“Yoyo” leaves on earth to cherish her memories two children: Schaquinta Edwards, Johnny Edwards (Chrissy). Mother Mary Noble, stepfather Billy Noble Sr., Grandchildren: Kenitra Davis, Ja’Shunti Edwards, Jakayla Edwards and Summer Franklin. Siblings: Anita, Vette (Terry), Rena (Tony), Fred, Felicia, Bush Jr., and Billy Jr. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who loved her dearly.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lincoln Funeral Home & Memorial Parks


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