Edna Earl Cox Roberson

August 12, 1935 - February 3, 2021

08/12/1935 - 02/03/2021

Past Services

Saturday February 06, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday February 06, 2021
2:00 pm
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE, NC – Edna Earl Roberson, age 85, of Arrow Road, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Roberson was born on August 12, 1935 to Fred and Annie Leggett Cox in Washington, NC. Edna married the love of her life, William Harold Roberson, and to this marriage was born three daughters. Edna was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Edna enjoyed gardening, quilting, and cooking. She had to do things to keep her hands busy. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, William Harold Roberson, and a daughter, Bonnie Elizabeth Dilday.

Edna is survived by two daughters, Cindy Dunn and husband Donald of Winterville, NC, and Terry Pierce of Ahoskie, NC; two granddaughters, Shannon Satterwhite and husband David of Oxford, NC, and Jessi Cullipher and husband Gary of Eure, NC; two grandsons, Billy Leary and wife Pam of Tyner, NC, and Josh Adams and wife Suzanne of Ahoskie, NC; a brother, William Cox and wife Marilyn of Fayetteville, NC; and 11 great-grandchildren; Abraham, Samara, Rueben, McKenzie, Ashlynn, Courtney, Emalie, Camille, Faith, Charlotte, and Maggie.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with grandson, Pastor Billy Leary, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Vidant Health Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, C/O PCMH Foundation, PO Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835-8489 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Roberson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Dianne Evans
3 years ago

Cindy and Terry,
I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. Always considered her as one of my “other moms” in my life. We had some good times growing up in the neighborhood. Keep those memories in your heart and know we always love you.

Patsy Hall
3 years ago

Terry, Cindy and family I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I thought the world of Ms Edna, she was a special lady. I spent many nights and days there as a teenager. Those days were the best of times. Thoughts and prayers for peace during this difficult time.

Gay Harrell-Eason
3 years ago

Cindy, Terry and family I am so deeply sorry. Your Mom was just a beautiful woman inside and out. Such a kind lady. I have so many memories running in and out of your home your Mom with her kind and gentle smile and so uniquely could have that same smile when letting you know your bout to get it. Lol. My love and prayers are with you. She truly was a special Lady. Love you much sisters

Mike & Anne Long
3 years ago

Terry, so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God be with you all today and in the days ahead.

Melody Futrell
3 years ago

Terry so sorry for the loss of your mom. It hard to lose a parent. May the love of God cover you with peace

shari gibson
3 years ago

so very sad. such a wonderful person that i had the pleasure of knowing. may God bless the family.

Brenda B. Lassiter
3 years ago

Thinking of you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.

Linda Byrd and Brenda Lassiter