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Deborah Ann “Debbie” Edwards

Deborah Ann “Debbie” Edwards, age 62, Erwin, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Erwin and a daughter of Jack and Nancy Ruble Metcalf.

Debbie was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker. Debbie was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Edwards.

In addition to her parents, Jack and Nancy Ruble Metcalf, she leaves behind to cherish her memory, one son, Chad Edwards; two daughters: Chastity Keasling, Shian Stewart (Derek), all of Erwin; one brother, David Metcalf (Christy), Erwin; three sisters: Judy Whitson, Donna Garland (Tony), Rena Bailey (Daniel), all of Erwin; five grandchildren: Haley Derry (Nathan), Hannah Keasling, Gavin Keasling, Kennadi Edwards and Zoey Edwards; one great grandson, Clayton Derry; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the McInturff Cemetery, Rock Creek. Reverend Jerry Keasling will officiate. Those wishing to attend are asked to assemble at the cemetery by 1:45 P.M. on Saturday.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Edwards family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Edwards family.  (423) 743-1380.