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Ruby Jane Edwards

Ruby Jane Edwards

Sept. 18, 1928 to July 15, 2021

Ruby Jane Edwards, 92 of Morganton, NC went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Born September 18, 1928 in Dickenson County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Beldon Perridgon and Frances Perridgon.

Mrs. Edwards was a long-time member of Hartland Missionary Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother that dearly loved her family. After thirty-two years of service, Ruby retired from Carolina Shoe. Her hobbies included playing bingo, fishing, gardening, and watching television game shows. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lonzo Edwards; son, Larry Edwards, daughter, Gail Edwards; and nine brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Betty Rose, Kay Lail, Nadine Buchanan (Larry); Glenda Beach (Freddie), David Edwards, and Jeffrey Edwards; nineteen grandchildren; and twenty-four great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Beulah Land of Virginia and a number of nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 2:00 pm in the Colonel Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Rev. Wally Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Burke Memorial Park.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Visitation: July 20, 2021
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Service: July 20, 2021
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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Committal: July 20, 2021
3 p.m.

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