Christabell Graham Edwards
1928 — 2022
Chris Edwards, formerly of Waynesboro and Staunton, died Wednesday, July 13th 2022. Born Christabell Graham on February 4, 1928 in the Deerfield valley on a large farm, her childhood was a blended mix of chores and the loving guidance of parents, Edward and Mabel Armstrong Graham, who stressed education, music, religion and independence for her as well as her 5 brothers and 3 sisters. Upon completion of public school in Augusta County at age of 16, she taught grade school in Churchville. She then worked at The Staunton News Leader as a reporter, honing her illustrious writing and verbal skills, as well as beginning her college education. During WWII, Chris moved to Baltimore with her...