Mrs. Evelyn Henry Edwards, age 90, Telford, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Edwards was born in Andover, Virginia and daughter of the late John & Sallie Treadway Henry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, R.G. Edwards, brothers and sisters, Saunders Henry, Kitz Henry, John Henry, Phyllis “Hon” Luster and Maude Hyder. Her brother, Charles Henry passed away two days after Mrs. Edwards.
She had been a member of Grace Brethren Church for 84 years, where she attended and served faithfully until her recent illness.
Mrs. Edwards retired from ITT North. She was a member of Bomantown FCE and Tuesday nights Rook Club.
Survivors include a sister, Iona Aiken, Virginia; brother and sister-in-law, Ray & Norma Henry, South Carolina; and a large family of nephews and nieces. She didn’t have children of her own, but she was mom, grandmother and “Aunt Bebbie” to many.
The family would like to express special thanks to Kim Jaynes and Mary Johnson for their kindness and care shown to Evelyn.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Friday, May 12, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Grace Brethren Church with Pastor Dave Blevins and Pastor Bob Skeen officiating. Interment will follow at Grace Brethren Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family.
Memorial donation may be made to Grace Brethren Church AWANA Club or Grace Brethren Cemetery Fund 3337 Hwy. 11-E Telford, TN 37690.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Jennie L. Jobe
|Evelyn was indeed a special member of the Grace
Brethren Church. Always quiet, gracious and
friendly. My condolences to the family - she will
indeed be missed. However we are grateful she is
rejoicing in heaven with those who preceded her.|
||Carmen Crowell and Nola Broyles
|Evelyn was such a wonderful friend. We send our condolences to the family.|
||Doug and Sharon and Kayden
|We were so saddened to hear of Evelyn's passing. She was one of the sweetest ladies we've ever known and I know she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Doug, Sharon, Kayden|
||Gorma and Nancy Martin
|We were saddened to hear of Evelyn's passing. She was a
wonderful and sweet person. The family is in our thoughts and
||Johnny and Jo Broyles
|We are so so sorry to hear about Evelyn.
She was like family to us. And a great
friend to Lucille. Know the whole family
is in our prayers and thoughts. We love
||The Family of Norman and Roberta Salts
We was sorry to read of her passing she was a special lady. Mom always talked about her and staying with her and RG when she was younger. Our daughter Katelyn said she remembered her at Mom's funeral. Your all in our thoughts and prayer's during this time.
Randall, Linda, Mike,
Blaine and Family's|
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