RICHLANDS - Janice Edwards, 77, of Richlands, entered into her Heavenly home on Friday, July 24, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel with Chaplain Rick Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.
Born on April 17, 1943 in Columbus County, she was a daughter of the late Garland and Winnie Butler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winzell Edwards; a brother, William Butler; and a sister, Dixie Barnhill.
She is survived by a brother, Ronald Butler (Patricia); two sisters, Lois Marshburn, Regina Sydes, all of Jacksonville; two daughters, Sylvia Williams of Jacksonville, Sherri Mobley (Ernie) of Richlands; two sons, Shelton Edwards (Rhonda) of Orange Park, FL, Stephen Edwards of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren, Krystle Williams (Raymond), Jordan Jones (Nick), Karyn Jones (Patrick), Stephanie Edwards (Jeb), Kristina Sparks, Stephen Edwards II, Kourtney Williams, Kyndal Edwards, Zachary Edwards; and eleven great-grandchildren, Nathan Scarbrough, Matthew Scarbrough, Natalie Scarbrough, Karli Milligan, Sawyer Edwards, Dominic Divens, Serenity Williams, Donovan Divens, Finley Jones, Raylyn Whaley, and Preston Kiser.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday from 11 AM until 12 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation of NC, 7621 Little Avenue, Suite 215; Charlotte, NC 28226.