Catherine "Cathy" Edwards
1939 - 2018
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Catherine M. "Cathy" Edwards

May 24, 1939 – January 31, 2018


Catherine "Cathy" M. Edwards, 78, passed away Wednesday.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Garner Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

The family will receive friends and relatives at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Cathy was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas McLaren and Fanny McLaren Sealey; stepdad, Loomis Sealey; brother, Thomas C. McLaren, Jr.; and stepbrother, "L.M." Sealey.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Billy Edwards; daughter, Sheila Camp and husband, Thomas of Colleyville, TX; son, Billy Edwards, Jr. of Garner; and sister, Agnes Patterson and husband, Maynard of Winterpark, FL.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Garner Free Will Baptist Church: 1133 Benson Rd., Garner, NC 27529.­

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Published in The News and Observer on Feb. 2, 2018.
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February 3, 2018
I never knew Mrs. Edwards, but it's clear she was a true Ruby as is reflected in my sister-in-law, Sheila. My sincere condolences to everyone touched by Mrs. Edwards. May her memory be for a blessing.
Elizabeth Camp
February 2, 2018
Soar with the angels and worship at God's feet!! You will be missed by many!!
Brenda and Jules Hancart
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