Evelyn Edwards

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Evelyn S. Edwards

Greer

Evelyn Smith Edwards, 95, of Highway 14 South, widow of James Allen Edwards, Sr., died June 10, 2014 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek.

A native of Greenville County, daughter of the late Clarence and Cynthia M. Burnette Smith, she was a retired employee of Her Majesty and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Maxie E. and Janis A. Edwards of Spartanburg; one daughter-in-law, Marlene B. Edwards of Greer; two brothers, Joe B. Smith of Lyman and Robert E. Smith of Greer; three grandchildren, Lisa Hall and husband Jess of Piedmont, Jamie Templeton and husband Jeff of Simpsonville and Anjanette Gooding and husband Jeff of Taylors and five great-grandchildren, Jenna and Jenson Hall of Piedmont, Jaden Templeton of Simpsonville and Kaben and Micah Gooding of Taylors.

Mrs. Edwards was predeceased by one son, James A. Edwards, Jr., two brothers, Milton T. Smith and Louis A. Smith, and one sister, Orelia Steading.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church conducted by Dr. Andrew Hines, Rev. Don Kelly and Rev. Michael Long. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jess and Jensen Hall, Jeff and Jaden Templeton, Jeff, Kaben and Micah Gooding.

Honorary escort will be Mr. and Mrs. Jay Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Crook and Mr. and Mrs. LeGrand Crook.

Visitation will be held 2:45-3:45 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

The families are at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1002 S. Buncombe Road, Greer, S.C. 29651

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com



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Published in The Greenville News on June 11, 2014
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