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Edna Cox Roberson

August 12, 1935 - February 3, 2021

AHOSKIE, NC – Edna Earl Roberson, age 85, of Arrow Road, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Roberson was born on August 12, 1935 to Fred and Annie Leggett Cox in Washington, NC. Edna married the love of her life, William Harold Roberson, and to this marriage was born three daughters. Edna was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Edna enjoyed gardening, quilting, and cooking. She had to do things to keep her hands busy. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, William Harold Roberson, and a daughter, Bonnie Elizabeth Dilday.

Edna is survived by two daughters, Cindy Dunn and husband Donald of Winterville, NC, and Terry Pierce of Ahoskie, NC; two granddaughters, Shannon Satterwhite and husband David of Oxford, NC, and Jessi Cullipher and husband Gary of Eure, NC; two grandsons, Billy Leary and wife Pam of Tyner, NC, and Josh Adams and wife Suzanne of Ahoskie, NC; a brother, William Cox and wife Marilyn of Fayetteville, NC; and 11 great-grandchildren; Abraham, Samara, Rueben, McKenzie, Ashlynn, Courtney, Emalie, Camille, Faith, Charlotte, and Maggie.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with grandson, Pastor Billy Leary, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vidant Health Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, C/O PCMH Foundation, PO Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835-8489 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Roberson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm


Highland Memorial Gardens

US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

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