Margaret R. Edwards

November 24, 2013

Edwards, Margaret Obituary

Margaret Ruth Edwards, 92, of Berryville, Virginia, formerly  of Greenville, South Carolina, died Sunday, November 24, 2013, in the Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Virginia.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 1st, at Maddox Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Burial will be on December 6th at 2:00 p.m. in the Highland Cemetery in Rogersville, Tennessee.

Mrs. Edwards was born July 5, 1921, daughter of Ronald Earl and Addie Ester Heck. She graduated in 1943 from the University of Virginia with a B.S. degree in Nursing. She was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Women’s Army Corp. during WWII.

She will be lovingly remembered for her skill at baking, craftwork, and particularly caregiving as a nurse both in her career and as a volunteer.

Surviving are a son Ronald Edwards of Boyce, Virginia, and his wife Christine Kestner; a daughter Linda Karen Little; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lord Fairfax Community College Nursing Program at LFCC Foundation, 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645. For continuing contributions the Margaret Edwards Foundation for Nursing will be organized to support nursing programs at local colleges.  For more information please forward a request to Margaret Edwards Foundation for Nursing, P.O. Box 111, Boyce, VA  22620.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal, Virginia.




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December 1, 2013
5 - 6:30 p.m.

Visitation
Maddox Funeral Home

105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630
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December 6, 2013
2 p.m.

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Highland Cemetery

Rogersville, TN


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