Catherine Edwards
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Catherine Morrow Edwards, 90, of Spartanburg, died August 6, 2006 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Landrum, SC, she was the daughter of the late Isom and Olive Harrison Morrow, and wife of the late John Dean Edwards. She was a wonderful Christian mother and friend.

She was a member of First Baptist North Spartanburg (New Pisgah) for almost 70 years, where she was a former Sunday School Teacher, GA Teacher, Bible School teacher, WMU leader, YWA leader, Training Union teacher, and a former member of the choir. She was a volunteer at the church for numerous other activities. She was a member of the Eastern Star, and volunteered for the Gray Lady at Spartanburg Regional. She retired from Raycord Manufacturing after 42 years. After retirement, she worked at One Price Clothing.

She is survived by four daughters, June E. Bullington, Cherrie E. Crocker and Joye E.G. Alexander, all of Spartanburg, and Kaye E. Shetley; and son-in-law, Donald of Greenville; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Bokanoski and Juanita Alverson, both of Spartanburg; and a brother, Harold Morrow of Landrum.

She was predeceased by two granddaughters, Jennifer Ballard and Catherine Bullington, both of Spartanburg; and two brothers, Loran and Garrison Morrow.

The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist North Spartanburg. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church, conducted by Rev. Terry Lanford and Rev. Monty King. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist North Spartanburg, 8740 Asheville Hwy, Spartanburg, SC 29316; or to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, 842 Mt. Zion Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family is at the home of Donald & Kaye E. Shetley, 3 Gelsemium Place, Greenville.

Online condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home, Landrum, SC.

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Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 8, 2006.