Bernice Daisy Edney, age 78, of Dunn, NC, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC. She was a Unicoi County native an d lived most of her life in Erwin before moving to Dunn, NC where she lived at the Senior Citizens Village. Bernice was a daughter of the late Roy J. and Geneva Day. She was a former employee of Industrial Garment where she worked as an inspector. Bernice was also employed at various restaurants before going on disability. She was a member of Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church in Benson, NC. Other than her parents Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Conley E. Edney; one brother, Robert Day; one sister, Marie Day and a cousin, Eva Banner.
Bernice leaves behind to cherish her memories two sons: Roy Edney and wife, Lisa of Coats, NC, Mark Edney and wife, Barbara of Corbin, KY; one daughter, Diane Sparks and husband, Frank of Johnson City; Three grandchildren: Kristen Wallace and husband, Ryan of Pueblo, CO, Christina Miller and boyfriend, Johnny of Elizabethton and Francis Sparks of Johnson City; Five great grandchildren: Jaden, Emerie and Shelby Wallace of Pueblo, CO, Tiana Miller and Ava Wilson of Elizabethton; two brothers: Floyd Day of Unicoi, Wayne Day and wife, Linda of Kingsport; three sisters: Helen Peterson of Gastonia, NC, Ella Day, Sara Peterson and husband, Dennis, all of Erwin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 12:00 P.M. until the hour of service at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Bishop John Edwards will officiate at the 2:00 P.M. funeral service as the family offers tribute and remembers the life of Bernice Daisy Edney. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Senior Citizens Village nurses and staff for all their loving care and support.
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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Edney family. (423) 743-1380.