Martha Efird Edwards

Published 2:31 pm Thursday, September 1, 2022

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Martha Efird Edwards, 90, of Oak Island, passed away on Aug. 29, 2022 after a long illness.

Formerly of Mocksville, Mrs. Edwards was a Real Estate Broker and worked with real estate for many years. She was born Feb. 22, 1932 of parents Paul Alexander Efird and Janie McClamrock Efird.

She is predeceased by: her loving husband, Robert Wade Edwards, also formerly of Mocksville and Oak Island; and 2 sisters, Dorothy Efird Horn and Coleen Efird McGrady. She attended Babcock Business School of Wake Forest University and was a supurb gardener and cook. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by: her 3 children, Darrell Eugene Edwards of Southport, Donnie Wade Edwards of Winston-Salem, and Susan Edwards Stowers and husband John of Southport; 6 grandchildren, Anthony Edwards, Melanie Edwards Andrews, Christopher Edwards, Heather Edwards, Sarah Edwards Frink and Autumn Stowers; and many great-grandchildren.

A graveside service is planned for the family at 1 p.m .on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in the New Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, 1436 Sheffield Road, Mocksville.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at: Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.