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William Jennings 'Billy' Edwards, Sr.

October 12, 1939 March 25, 2012
William Jennings 'Billy' Edwards, Sr.
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Obituary for William Jennings 'Billy' Edwards, Sr.

William Jennings 'Billy' Edwards, Sr., 72, of Roper died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at his residence in Roper. Born October 12, 1939, in Washington County he was the son of the late William O. Edwards and Margaret Phelps Edwards and was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Edwards. Billy was a retired farmer, a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and member of Plymouth Church of God. His family includes his wife, Linda Gallop Edwards of Roper, N.C.; daughters, Billie Jean LeFever and husband Chris of Pantego, N.C., Wendy L. Roberson and husband Noah of Roper, N.C.; sons, William J. 'Bill' Edwards, Jr. and wife Lisa of Washington,N.C, Larry W. Edwards and wife Nanette of Jamesville, N.C., David Lawrence and wife Michelle of Pantego, N.C.; sisters, Jeanette E. Peele and Brenda E. Tetterton of Plymouth, N.C.; brother, Douglas M. Edwards of Lugoff, S.C.; fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with Reverend Bill Braswell officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth and other times at the residence. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.


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