Obituaries

WILLADEAN EDWARDS -

Willadean Edwards, 72, of Erwin, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Erwin Health Care Center. She was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Hobert M. and Cordia Keever Hensley.

She was a loving homemaker. She loved camping and going to family get togethers.

Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Dale Edwards; brothers, Bill Hensley, Edward Hensley, Jimmy Hensley and sisters, Roxie Nelson and Kathleen Ambrose.

Survivors include daughters: Debbie Bradley and husband, Bryan of Erwin; Teresa Brackins and fiancÚ, Ronnie Smith of Unicoi; Jenean Morrow and husband, Rick of Unicoi; grandchildren: Brandy M. Nelson; Michael Shelton; Jennifer Bradley; Veronica Shell; Dylan Shell; Colt Dale Morrow; great grandchildren: Skylar, Bryonna, Ethan, Colt, Charley, and Christopher Luke; brothers: Eugene Hensley; Roy Hensley; Wayne Poore; sisters: Mildred Edney; Pauline Peterson; brother-in-law: Glen Peterson; sister-in-law: Elsie Hensley.

Visitation will be held in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 6 p.m. Service will follow at 8 p.m. with Bishop John Edwards officiating.

The committal service will be held on Wednesday, April 20, at 11 a.m., at Evergreen Cemetery.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Bryan Bradley, Rick Morrow, Ronnie Smith, Michael Shelton, Dylan Shell, and Brandon Lewis.

Valley Funeral Home is in charge.