November 28, 1926 ~ April 13, 2022
Edna Mae York Howard-Sleeper, 95, of Colonial Heights, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Born on November 28, 1926, in Franklin, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. York Sr. and Edna Nancy York. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Roger E. Howard and Stanley C. Sleeper, and her siblings, Arthur L. York Jr., Jane E. Kennedy, and Frances E. Sleeper.
Edna was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, and worked for Swearingen Realty Co. in Colonial Heights, as a real estate agent and broker. She was also a past president of the Federated Women’s Club of Petersburg, and a member of Eastern Star of Maine.
She is survived by her loving daughters, Christa H. Southall (Henry), Jayne H. Thacker, and Nancy H. Berry; grandchildren, Roger H. Southall (Tammy), David V. Southall (Ashley), Kristin E.S. Hunter (Daniel), Katherine E. Mathias (David), and Sara J. Berry; great-grandchildren, Roger H. Southall II, Scott C. Southall, and Henry R. Southall; and many other extended family members.
A private family viewing will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, Colonial Heights, Virginia. Burial of cremated remains will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834.