The wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards is being laid to rest today. Hundreds of supporters and some protestors have vowed to gather outside the service.
Elizabeth Edwards is being remembered as a mother, wife author and role model for many across the country. It’s her celebrity that is drawing a radical, anti gay protest from Kansas to Raleigh. George Reed is the executive director of the North Carolina Council of Churches. He says hundreds of people have joined the council in denouncing Westboro Baptist Church.
Elizabeth Edwards has died. The wife, health-care advocate, author, and mother passed away yesterday morning. She was 61 years old. Dave DeWitt reports.
On October 21, 2004, at a hotel in Kenosha Wisconsin, Elizabeth Edwards found a lump in her breast the size of a plumb. An election that could vault her husband into the vice presidency was just days away. She was the mother of three children.
Elizabeth Edwards died at her home in Chapel Hill this morning. She was 61. Edwards was the estranged wife of former North Carolina Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards. A family statement says, ``Today we have lost the comfort of Elizabeth's presence but she remains the heart of this family.'' Elizabeth Edwards was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.