Edna D. Price

Published 5:07 pm Monday, August 6, 2007

By Staff
Mrs. Edna Dailey Price, 90, a resident of Washington Park, died Saturday August 4, 2007 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home of Washington.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday August 8, 2007 at Oakdale Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Caswell Shaw and Rev. Danny Allen. Pallbearers will be Jim Spain, Jerry Briley, Bill Davis, Johnny Flowers, Sammy Marshall and Lloyd Fox.
Mrs. Price was born in Beaufort County on October 12, 1916, daughter of the late Tillman Jones Dailey and the late Rachel Martin Dailey. She was a 1934 graduate of Washington High School, and married Eugene Milton Price who preceded her in death on May 21, 1981. Mrs. Price was a retired seamstress who had worked with Belk’s Department Store and Carole’s Dress Shop, both in Rocky Mount, and she continued to sew in her home. Mrs. Price was a former member of First United Methodist Church of Rocky Mount and a current member of First United Methodist Church of Washington. She was active in Girl Scouts and her children’s school PTA in her younger years.
Mrs. Price is survived by a son, Don Wilkinson and his wife Shirley of Washington; two daughters: Betty Lou Price Smith of Midlothian, VA and Debbie Price Bailey and her husband Bart of Allen, Texas; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Price was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law: Esther Dailey Ammons and Cliff Ammons and a great-grandson, Edward Patrick Wilkinson.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday August 8, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and immediately following the graveside service, and other times at the home.
Flowers are welcome and appreciated and the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern N.C. Chapter, 400 Oberline Road, Suite 208, Raleigh, NC 27605.
Condolences may be directed to the Price family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Price family.
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