Estelle (Ingle) EdwardsJanuary 31, 1920 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 97)
Estelle Edwards, 97, of the Cane River Community, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, January 15, 2018 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation. A Native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late John C. and Amanda Chandler Ingle and the wife of Nealy Edwards who died in 1986. She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Pat Jones; brothers: Robert and Rufus Ingle; sisters: Lydia Hensley and Jessie Shepherd; an infant sister Irene and an infant brother JC. Estelle was a lifelong member of Ivy Gap Baptist Church. She loved reading her Bible, working outdoors and helping others.
Surviving are a daughter: Ava Edwards of Burnsville; sons: Charles Edwards and wife, Kat of Winston Salem, and Chris Edwards of Burnsville; a son-in-law: Matt Jones, of Burnsville; grandchildren: Scott Jones, Bill Jones, Darin Edwards, Amanda Holbrooks, Tiffany Pursley and Daniel Edwards; 8 great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, January 18, 2018 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Pastors Jerry Shelton and Steven Glover will officiate. Burial will be in the Jones/Edwards Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Ivy Gap Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1444, Burnsville, NC 28714.
P. O. Box 264, Burnsville NC 28714
Ivy Gap Baptist Church
P.O. Box 1444, Burnsville, NC 28714