Edward Y. Laster

Passed 07/01/2021

Obituary For Edward Y. Laster

Edward Yearby Laster, age 84, of Watkinsville, GA passed July 1, 2021.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Bethel Baptist Church, Watkinsville, GA with interment in Evergreen Memorial Park. Public viewing, Tuesday 2-6 PM, at the funeral home.

Survivors include: his wife, Venolia Laster; one son, Kerry (Jennifer) Laster; three grandchildren, Kerry Maurice (Juanita) Laster, Jr., Kierria and Keion Laster; one sister, Charlene Laster; god-daughter, Tonya Jones and James Jones; three god-grandchildren, Zakiyah Jones, Zatorius Jones and Zanesha Jones.

Arrangements by Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home. www.jacksonmcwhorterfuneralhome.com

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  • So sorry to hear of Slim passing, I worked with him for many years at Clarke Country school transportation Dept. I'm praying that God will be with you in your time of sorrow to grant you strength for the days ahead. With heartfelt sympathy... Margaret Pettus

  • To the family I just wanted to send Sis Laster my sincere condolences 🌺 may God continue to bless you'll.

  • Sending prayers for strength and peace from the Office family..

  • Mr.Sam was so much fun to be around whenever he and Mrs. Venolia came to visit in Valdosta. I have fond memories of spending a week with Mr. Sam and Mrs. Venolia and them treating us so well. Thank you for the years of treating my sister like your very own! 🙏🏽 Jackie Johnson

  • To my beautiful family. May the God that we have come to know, love, and serve continue to hold you close as you walk through the valley of the shadow of death. This is only a temporary sleep, He promised us eternal life with Him if we worship Him. Uncle is resting and waiting on the life giver. Uncle, rest in His arms until He return. I love you! Rita Jo, Anthony Sr., wife Nicole and little Tony.

  • To my Auntie Venolia, I remembered that big hug that you and Uncle gave me when Rent-A-Kid slipped away from us. So when I see you I give you a stronger hug!! Love you❤️

  • Love you Uncle Sam.

  • To: Mrs. Venolia Laster and family, I would like to offer my deepest sympathy on the passing of your husband. We worked for Clarke County School District and we shared many laughs over the years. I will always have fond memories of "Slim". Mrs. Rosetta L. Strong

  • Prayers for peace ! Love, Kellie Fesler

  • Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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