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Nell Edwards, age 83, of the Jacks Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Earl and Virginia Higgins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, JC Edwards and a sister, Barbara Letterman. Nell enjoyed quilting and working outside in her flower beds.
Surviving are her children: Edwin Edwards and wife, Shannon, of Cleveland, NC, Anita Edwards and husband, Jackie, of Burnsville and Vicky Tipton and husband, Clifford, of Marion; grandchildren: Kristopher Brian Edwards, Joseph Finch and Kayla Edwards and one great-grandson, Kristopher Edwards; sister, Helen Beaver of Newport News, VA; a brother, JD Higgins also of Newport News, VA and a special niece, Becky Tschudy. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Dale Laws will officiate. Burial will follow in the Wheeler Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.