February 22, 1914 ~ November 12, 2002

Born in: Yancey County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Grady Gus Edwards, 88, of 95 South Bear Creek Road, Asheville, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at his residence. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Burt and Minnie Hensley Edwards. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ollie Silvers Edwards, who died in 1996; a daughter, Geneva Edwards Todd who died in 1963; a granddaughter, Melissa Todd; four brothers and four sisters. Mr. Edwards was retired from Earl Chesterfield Mills. He was a member of Inanda Baptist Church and was a former deacon. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday at Inanda Baptist Church with the Revs. Bobby Smith and Charles Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends one hour before the service.

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  1. I want to send my deepest sympathy to you on your loss. Mr. Edwards was an inspiration to me when I was growing up at Inanda. I know that your loss is heaven’s gain. My prayers are with you.

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