Lois Wheeler Edwards, 79, of Franklinton, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Rex Hospital.
A native of Franklin County she was the daughter of the late Willie Clifton Wheeler and Daisy Cash Wheeler.
She was a 1952 Graduate of Franklinton High School, a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, and retired from Westinghouse ABB.
Lois is survived by her husband, Leo Edwards, sons, Kevin Tyke Edwards and wife, Donna of Durham; Toby McCray Edwards and wife, Kim of Youngsville; daughters, Donna Grey Edwards Webb and husband, Joel of Youngsville; Robyn B. Edwards of Franklinton; sister, Mae Cooper of Pinehurst. She is also survived by six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two K-9 companions, Penny and Bart.
A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Edward’s life will be held 11:00 A.M Saturday, June 25, 2011 in the Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Franklinton, with the Rev. Carl Hunter officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date.
Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Attn: Tribute Program, P.O. 1000, department 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
The Edwards family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham.
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