03/23/09 — HILDA H. EDWARDS

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Sept. 22, 1927-March 21, 2009

Hilda Holland Edwards, 81, 311 Genoa Road, Dudley, died Saturday at the Brian Center.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Johnny Sasser officiating.

She was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Mildred Benton Holland and was the wife of the late Earl C. Edwards.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by a daughter, Gail Holland and husband, Henry, of Lenoir; two sons, Johnny E. Edwards of Goldsboro and Douglas Edwards of Tennessee; and three grandchildren, Stacy Drummond and husband, Matt, of Fremont, Gary Edwards and wife, Linda, of New Bern, and Adam Holland and wife, Janet, of Lenoir; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Bobby Holland and wife, Carol, of Goldsboro; and sisters, Edna Earl Howell and Elizabeth Whiteside and husband, Jack, of Goldsboro.

Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by a grandson, Hank Holland.

The family wishes a special thank you to all of Mrs. Edwards family and friends for your love and devotion.

Flowers are welcome, or donations may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530 or to Emmaus Baptist Church, 714 Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, N.C., 28333.

Online condolences may be directed to the Edwards family at www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 23, 2009 1:47 PM