Crystal  Edwards

Obituary of Crystal Edwards

Crystal Lynn Edwards, age 39 of Gray, Kentucky passed away on Friday November 3, 2017 at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.

She was born in Barbourville, and was a former reporter with The Times Tribune in Corbin and worked for the Barbourville Moutain Advocate.  Crystal was preceded in death by her Father, Colson Edwards; Brother, Glen Edwards, and by her Grandparents, Martha and Matt Gray and Mossie and Tip Edwards.

She is survived by her Mother, Bernice Smith; Children, Ciara, Aiden, and Shyla Hoskins; Companion and Fiance, Eddie Hoskins; Sister, Donna Mills; Brother, Johnny Edwards; Mother in law, Theresa Jarvis and fiance Albert Mills Jr., Sister in law, Kalley Petrey; Aunt, Jean Gagle, Cousin, Rodney Edwards; and by many other family and friends who will mourn her passing.

Funeral service for Crystal Edwards will be held at 2pm on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Rodney Edwards officiating. 

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 6-9pm at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the family at

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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