The Port Arthur News
Erica Michelle Edwards, 41, of Baytown, Texas, departed her earthly home on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas, on July 25, 1972, to the late Joseph R. “Skip” and Elva Edwards. Erica was a 1990 graduate of Lincoln High School and earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. She worked as an elementary teacher and Title I Family Involvement Coordinator in Goose Creek CISD for seven years. She’s served as the District Elementary Science Coach in Channelview ISD for the past five years.
She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Edwards. She leaves to cherish her memories, her mother, Elva Edwards of Baytown, TX; and a sister, Kimberly Edwards of Humble, TX.
A Christian wake will be held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Funeral services are scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Sacred Heart-St. Mary Parish Church, 920 Washington Blvd., Port Arthur, TX with a viewing from 8 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.