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Obituary: Edna Wood Edwards

Edna was born August 13, 1915, to Kelso and Lena Wood of Apex, NC. Edna went home to be with her Lord, Thursday May 31, at home.
Edna was a member of New Covenant Life Church in Knightdale.
She was known and loved for her friendliness and hospitality. In her younger years, Edna always had a meal cooked for those in need as well as food and fellowship for all who stopped by for a visit.
Along with her parents, Edna is preceded in death by husband, Marvin L. Edwards, daughter, Betty Mason, son, Ralph Edwards, a grandson and 11 siblings. She is survived by 5 daughters, Pearl (Richard) Stevens, June Talton, Sue (Red) Overby, Linda Jenkins, Donna (Larry) Rhodes; two sons, Phil Edwards, Randy (Catherine) Edwards; sister, Frances Brown; 14 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a myriad of friends, by whom she will be greatly missed.
The family received friends and family on Monday June 4, from 10:00 – 11:00 am, at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, where the funeral service took place at 11:00 am in the Chapel. Burial followed at Raleigh Memorial Park.
The family would like to express their thanks to Barbara and the CNA's of Hospice, for their tenderly caring for our Mother.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC 27607, or your favorite charity.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.MitchellatRMP.com