03/16/07 — JULIA P. EDWARDS

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July 18,1931-March 14, 2007

Julia Amaryllis Presson Edwards, 75, died Wednesday at Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston-Salem. Born in Mecklenburg County, she was the daughter of the late B.R. and Amaryllis Presson, and was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Edwards; brother, B. Reid Presson Jr.; sister, Cynthia Presson Foster.

Graveside services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Dr. Jerry Jackson officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

She is survived by her children, Matt Edwards of Rocky Mount; Reid and Theresa Edwards of Advance; and Killian Edwards and Tim Evans of Gainesville, Ga.; six grandchildren, Neil, Jordan, Chase, Jonathan, Lauren, and Ethan.

In leiu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10006, or to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on March 16, 2007 2:26 PM