ERWIN — Dorothy Lee Edwards, age 79, of Erwin, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at her home.
She was a native of Unicoi County and the daughter of the late R.J. Sr. and Louise Shipley McBride.
Dorothy was a bookkeeper for J.R. Bowman Construction Company for 44 years. She was a member of Erwin Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Other than her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Edwards Jr.; and a brother, R.J. McBride Jr.
She leaves behind: Son: Rob Edwards and wife, Catherine, of Norfolk, VA; Grandson: Joshua Edwards; Granddaughter: Caitlin Edwards; Five Nieces and Nephews; Twelve Great Nieces and Nephews; Seven Great-Great Nieces and Nephews.
The funeral service will be held at Erwin Pentecostal Holiness Church on Friday, September 2, 2011, at 8:00 PM. Reverend Earl Ragland will officiate
Visitation with the family will be held on September 2, 2011, from 6:00 PM until service time at Erwin Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The committal service will be held on September 3, 2011, at 11:00 AM at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Those who are attending will meet at the church at 10:30 AM to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ron Bowman, Doug Bowman, Dan Bowman, Tom Bowman, Tim Bowman and Joshua Edwards.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at www.valleyfuneralhome.net.
These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Dorothy Edwards through Valley Funeral Home,1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin. 423-743-9187