Betty Lou Akers Edwards
She was born May 6, 1944, in Pulaski, Va. to the late Sherman Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Manual Akers. Mrs. Edwards was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She had a love of life and a special gift of getting everyone to smile.
She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Donald Ray Edwards; a grandson, Richard Lee Michael; and sisters, Bonnie Wilson and Colleen Shell.
Survivors: daughters, Donna Bailey (Troy) and Tammy Mitcham; a grandson, Billy Edwards; sister, Violet Kress; and a great-niece, Angel Cook.
Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.