Rita Edwards

Rita Edwards (Fern)

Sunday, April 9th, 1961 - Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Grundy, VA- Rita Fern Edwards, age 58, went to be with the Lord Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the home of her sister, Joann Woods after a long illness. Born April 9, 1961 in Richlands, VA, she was a daughter of the late Carl Frank and Lillie Esther Lyall Edwards. She was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
She leaves to mourn her step-dad, Cecil Edwards of Birchleaf, a brother, Carl Wayne Edwards of Clinchco, two sisters, Joanne (Bruce) Woods of Grundy and Rebecca Sherlene (Monroe) Mullins of Clinchco, three nephews, Derek Wayne Edwards, Ethan Craig Mullins and Donavan (Glenda) Turner all of Clinchco, two nieces, Tesia Lynn (Christopher Wayne) Meade of Clintwood and Samantha Jolene (Jonas) Ringl of Louisville, KY, a great-niece, Kinsley Mullins and two great-nephews, Noah and Malachi Turner all of Clinchco, uncles, Goble (Kathy) Lyall of Clinchco and Gerald (Judy) Lyall of Harmon, three aunts, Jean (Bud) Moore of Skeetrock, Sharon (Kermit) Mullins of Caney Ridge and Roxie (Don) Brooks all of Haysi.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Roger Fuller, Jim Duty and Garnell Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in Nathan Edwards Cemetery, Birchleaf, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home with an evening service at 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 6:00pm
    Haysi Funeral Home
    24682 Dickenson Highway
    HAYSI, VA 24256
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Haysi Funeral Home
    24682 Dickenson Highway
    HAYSI, VA 24256
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Roger Fuller
    Garnell Gilbert
    Jim Duty
  • Interment

    Nathan Edwards Clinchco, VA
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Ronald L. Counts

Posted at 06:35pm
To Cecil and family. So sorry to hear of Rita's passing. May the Lord of all mercy bless and keep you the broken harted family.
With love and prayers Ronald Counts and family.

Debbie Lyall Stanly

Posted at 03:53pm
I will always remember your smile ,laugh,and sweet innocent quiet way of yours. And our childhood growing up riding bikes and picnics and sleep overs. You were one of a chosen Angle here on earth God let us have for a while and now he has called you home I will miss you until we meet again my dear swee cousin.Debbie ( Lyall ) Stanley❤️❤️


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