Willie Carroll Edwards

August 30, 1919 - October 21, 2009

08/30/1919 - 10/21/2009

Past Services

Friday October 23, 2009
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Saturday October 24, 2009
2:00 pm
Rich Square Baptist Church
116 West Jackson Street
Rich Square, NC 27869
Additional Information:

The interment follow the service at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Rich Square. The Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating the service.

Mr. Willie Carroll Edwards, age 90 died on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Carroll was a native of Northampton County and a member of Rich Square Baptist Church. Carroll served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Carroll was a lover of the land and he spent his entire life farming.

Preceding him in death is his mother, Lillie Parker Edwards, his father, James Lokie Edwards, his first wife Helen Tant Edwards, a son Tommie Darryl Edwards and a brother Julian Edwards.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Rodgers Edwards of the home, two sons, Ellis C. Edwards and his wife Bobbie, Barry M. Edwards and wife Georgene Scott, both of Raleigh, North Carolina, one sister Ella Vann Stevenson of Virginia Beach, Virginia and two grandchildren, Angela Barts of Apex, North Carolina and Jonathan Edwards of Raleigh, North Carolina and one great grandchild, Kaley Barts of Apex, North Carolina.

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Jane and Gene Melton
14 years ago

Mrs. Edith,Judy,Bert,Jeff,Casey,Matthew,Christine,Grayson and Gavin and extended family,

We are sorry to hear of Mr. Carroll’s death. He will be missed and know that you shared many happy memories that will comfort you. Ms. Edith, we know that you were a loving, dedicated mate who cared for him throughout his illness and brought great joy to his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Jane and Gene Melton

Nattalie Castro
14 years ago

I am really sorry to hear about your father. Please have my most sincere condolences and I will keep you and the family on my prayers.

Elizabeth Kurzer
14 years ago

My condolences to you and your family. I know from many of the childhood stories you shared, that you will have warm, fond, and humorous memories to comfort you during your time of loss.

Rod Nelson
14 years ago

Angie and the Edwards Family,

May special memories give you peace during these days and in the days ahead. The photo gallery generated so many reflections for me. Thanks for sharing them. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

Linda Parker
14 years ago

My condolences to the family for their loss of a loved one

Ted/Linda Bilderback
14 years ago

We send our sincere sympathy to the entire Edwards family. May his memory comfort you and the support of friends and family sustain you.

Martha Cranford
14 years ago

Barry, Gene, and Jonathan,

I am so sorry for your loss. I know you are going through some challenges trying to cope with the loss of your father and grandfather.

Mike and I are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Just remember the love and keep your memories close to your hearts.

Lonnie W. Cheatham
14 years ago

Barry and Gene:

We are sorry to hear of the loss of your father. As you know, I lost my mother last year, and it is something you never really get over, but you learn to live with it. Take comfort in knowing that you had a great dad and his memory will live on forever. We are praying for you.


Lonnie & Kelli Cheatham

Donnie Joyce
14 years ago

Member of Joe Hines Hunting Club and friend of Jonathan.

George and Bettie Sorie
14 years ago

Our prayers are with the families in this time of sorrow. “The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you. e will e with you. He will not fail you. Do not be dismayed.” Deut. 31:8

George and Bettie Sorie, Merritt Island, FL 32953