She was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. She traveled to many states as an evangelist for Royal Priesthood Ministries and her last stop was in Peoria, Arizona. If you reference her Facebook page (Edna Bennett), you will be able to see her warm smile, positive energy and nurturing affections she so openly showed to others who were blessed to be in her presence.
Unfortunately, she did not have insurance which would cover the cost of funeral and travel arrangements to be made to bring her body home to Gary, Indiana - her final resting place. Her unexpected death comes after losing her husband in November 2015, her sister in December 2015, her niece in April 2016, and a few other close relatives from 2016 until now.
Your donation (of any amount) will be helpful and will assist in financial obligations that the family is charged with because there was no insurance. Monies are needed to transport her deceased body back to her hometown of Gary Indiana, funeral arrangement and burial fees, and other related costs. Any surplus funds after the funeral arrangements have been covered will be divided among her 4 children. At this point, we have estimated the expense/cost since all of the final arrangements have not been made.
Please find it in your hearts to help with any size donation so we can lay Edna / Essence / Sista Souljah to rest.
Thank you in advance for your time, support and donation.
The Family of Edna (Bennett) West
DonationsSee top donations
- Jacory Pulliam
- Samantha alcantar
- Takia Hollowell
- Anonymous Donor
- Anonymous Donor
#1 fundraising platform
More people start fundraisers on GoFundMe than on any other platform. Learn more
Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more