Eunice Yvonne Edwards, 78, was called home on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. She was born on December 15, 1942. Yvonne, as she was affectionately known, was a loving individual, who was born and raised in Vacherie, LA. She spent her adult life in Van Nuys, CA and New York. After retirement, Yvonne moved to Convent, LA. She spent most of her time shopping, cooking, holding study sessions and reading the bible. Yvonne was baptized on June 19, 1982, and was a lifetime devout Jehovah's Witness, who would share God's word with all who took the time to listen. She regularly attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. \n\nShe marched into Heaven's gates to be reunited with her only son, Wayne Leo Diggs; mother, Eunice Celestine; father, Overton Jones; former husband, Alvin Diggs; sisters, Margaret Jackie Stewart, Leona Washington and Melba Marie Celestine; nieces and nephews, Jenson Washington, Sky Sears, Riley and Ricky Washington Jr., Bryant "Doodie" Stewart. \n\nYvonne lived a beautiful life and will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Melody Diggs (Daniel Davis), Arthur Braxton, and Beeocka Braxton; great-grandchildren, Noah Wayne Davis, Aijia Braxton, and Zion Braxton; daughter-in-law, Sharlotte Diggs; sister, Edith Sears; brothers, Gregory Celestine (Sonya), Owen Michael Celestine (Angela), Overton Celestine, and Gerald Smith; adopted son Kevin Toussaint (Cynthia), and a very large host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.\n\nThe Edwards family would like to sincerely thank everyone for the prayers, cards, meals, visits, flowers, comforting words and all other acknowledgements offered during this difficult time.\n\nA celebration of life will be held to honor Yvonne on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA 70052. Visitation 9am-11am. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, there will be a private family service at. Private burial to follow. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services. \n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"\n\nTo share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guest book, please visit: www.treasurefunerals.com\n\nDue to CDC (COVID-19) guidelines and restrictions, masks and social distancing are REQUIRED!!