1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870








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Carlton Edwards, 82 departed this life on Monday, May 2, 2022 at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg, Va. With family around his side.  August 2013 he found out he had chronic leukemia cancer.

Carlton was a 1961 graduate of Gaston High School, and worked at J.P. Stevens for 22 years. He liked farming, and was very talented in making things. He also was good at drawing and loved horses.

Married to Nancy Case Edwards, two sons Greg and Don Edwards, wife Teresa; two grandsons, Jesse and Corbin Edwards.  Carlton love to hear the boys play the piano and especially for church.

Carlton was the son of the late Ernest and Mable Edwards.  Brother and sister, Mary Hammack (Carl decease), Vicki Anderson (Jimmie decease), Oscar Lewis Edwards (decease), Peggy Dickens (decease) husband Ronnie Dickens, Frances Edwards, Wayne Edwards and wife Marie. Carlton had niece and nephews, a lot of cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral service will be held May 6, 2022 at 3:00 PM, with visiting family 2:00 to 3:00 PM, at Lebanon Methodist Church.  Wrenn Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Rev. Bob Clyde and Dr. Julian Mills and also Ronnie Dickens will be officiating.  Burial will be in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the church in care of: Connie Hargrave, Lebanon United Methodist Church 1273 Macon Price Rd.  Garysburg, NC 27831.