Earleen Edwards Obituary

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Earleen Sylvialee Ferguson Edwards

March 15, 1940 - June 7, 2014
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EARLEEN FERGUSON EDWARDS Earleen Sylvialee Ferguson Edwards, 74, of Lenoir, North Carolina passed away Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Edwards was born in Caldwell County on March 15th, 1940 to Thelma Patterson and the late Charlie D. Ferguson. She graduated from Freedman High School, Kate Bitting Reynolds School of Nursing and UNC Greensboro. Employed as a nurse at Caldwell Memorial Hospital for over 40 years, she impacted the lives of many families and colleagues. She was also an active member of Patterson Grove Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of the Red Hat Society. In addition to her...
EARLEEN FERGUSON EDWARDS

Earleen Sylvialee Ferguson Edwards, 74, of Lenoir, North Carolina passed away Saturday, June 7th, 2014 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Edwards was born in Caldwell County on March 15th, 1940 to Thelma Patterson and the late Charlie D. Ferguson. She graduated from Freedman High School, Kate Bitting Reynolds School of Nursing and UNC Greensboro. Employed as a nurse at Caldwell Memorial Hospital for over 40 years, she impacted the lives of many families and colleagues. She was also an active member of Patterson Grove Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of the Red Hat Society.

In addition to her father, Mrs. Edwards is preceded in death by four brothers, Delton Ferguson, Lonnie Ferguson, James Ferguson and infant Curtis Rodney Ferguson.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by two sons, David Ferguson (Lynn) of Belleville, Michigan, and Charles A. Edwards of Kernersville, North Carolina; a daughter, Greta J. Boston (Russ) of Renton, Washington; six grandchildren, Aysha Ferguson, Russell Evan Boston, Kendall Boston, Dean Colbert, Kalice Steptoe, and Cortlyn Edwards; two brothers, Benny Ferguson (Yvonne) of Lenoir and Randy Ferguson of Connecticut, and three sisters, Edith Linney (O.J.) of Greensboro, North Carolina, Claudia Fuller of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Rita Howard of Hampton, Virginia.

Funeral Services for Earleen Ferguson Edwards will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at Pendry's Chapel with the Rev. Willie Jackson Officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home. Interment will immediately follow the service at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Bryant Capers, Hung Do, Benny Ferguson Jr., Steven Ferguson, Joshua Fuller, Derwin Howard and Ronald Linney.

Serving as flower girls will be Mrs. Edwards' cherished nieces.

The family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to Caldwell Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Pendry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Earleen Ferguson Edwards.

Online condolences may be sent to www.pendrysfuneralhome.com

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