Linda Isler Edwards age 52 of Gatesville died Wednesday, December 31. 2008 at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, VA from injuries received in an auto accident. She was born October 19, 1956 in Walterboro, SC. She was the daughter of the late Emerson Isler. She is survived by her mother Mrs. Polly D. Isler of Rock Hill, SC.
Linda was a teacher at Bethel Christian Academy, a member of Union Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir and went on mission trips. She was a 1978 graduate of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN and received the Governor‚??s Award for Volunteerism for her work with Hospice AIDS patients.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband Dave Edwards and son Paul of Gatesville; daughter Rachel of Fairfax, VA; and son Brian of Kill Devil Hills, NC; and sister Anne McGuirt of Rock Hill, SC.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, January 10, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Union Baptist Church. Rev Curtis Pixler will officiate.
The family will receive friends Friday evening, January 9, 2009 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Union Baptist Church Fellowship Hall and Saturday, January 10, 2009 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the church prior to the memorial service and other times at their home at 409 High Street, Gatesville. Memorials may be made to the Linda Edwards Memorial fund at Union Baptist Church, 431 Boone Farm Rd. Ahoskie or Southern Bank, Ahoskie.