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Linda Ray Edwards

Linda Ray Edwards, 77, of Wilson, peacefully entered Heaven Sunday morning, June 10, 2018, surrounded by her family.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 13 at Stoneybrook Christian Church at 6:00 pm. A time of visitation will follow the service.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Linda was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by her son, Charles E. Barnes, and wife, Vickie, of Camden; daughter, Sara B. Crocker, and husband, Jerry, of Wilson; grandsons, Glenn Crocker, and wife, Jessica; William Crocker, and wife, Sasha; granddaughters, Natalie Crocker, and fiance', Matthew Westbrook; Erin Palmer, and husband, Brandon; Erica Barnes; great-grandchildren, Colin Crocker, Carter Crocker, Brennen Crocker, Eli Crocker, Kate Crocker, and Aria Crocker; and her best friend and special pet, Belle Edwards. She is survived by her sisters, Peggy Edwards, Gail Wallace, and brother Bill Edwards and wife, Carol.

She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Ray Marion and Sarah Jeanette Edwards, and sister Nira Wright.

Linda loved the Lord. She made it her purpose in life to make sure she shared the love of Jesus to everyone around her. She, often, said that one of her greatest accomplishments in life was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She loved them unconditionally and dedicated her life to teaching them to love Jesus and live like He did. Linda worked as a registered nurse for the Wilson County Home Health and Hospice agency for many years. She used her love and compassion for people and took great pride in caring for them daily. She touched many lives through her work as a nurse. Her nursing legacy will live on through her daughter and granddaughter who continue to serve in the nursing profession.

Flowers are welcome and may be delivered to Stoneybrook Christian Church. Donations may be made in her memory to Samaritan's Purse or The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.

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