Mr. Willie Carroll Edwards, age 90 died on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Carroll was a native of Northampton County and a member of Rich Square Baptist Church. Carroll served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Carroll was a lover of the land and he spent his entire life farming.
Preceding him in death is his mother, Lillie Parker Edwards, his father, James Lokie Edwards, his first wife Helen Tant Edwards, a son Tommie Darryl Edwards and a brother Julian Edwards.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Rodgers Edwards of the home, two sons, Ellis C. Edwards and his wife Bobbie, Barry M. Edwards and wife Georgene Scott, both of Raleigh, North Carolina, one sister Ella Vann Stevenson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and two grandchildren, Angela Barts of Apex, North Carolina and Jonathan Edwards of Raleigh, North Carolina and one great grandchild, Kaley Barts of Apex, North Carolina.
Date: Friday, October 23, 2009
Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
the Chapel of Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square, North Carolina
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2009
Time: 2:00 pm
Rich Square Baptist Church
The interment follow the service at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Rich Square. The Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating the service.