Myrna Ruth Cadwell

Published 7:10 pm Friday, November 13, 2020

Mrs. Myrna Ruth Walls Edwards Cadwell, age 88, a resident of the Gilead Shores Community died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at her home.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church and will be officiated by Pastor Michael Hill.

Myrna was born July 24, 1932, in Beaufort County to the late Mary Edna Lewis Walls and Thurman Theodore Walls. She was the wife of George Harold Cadwell Jr. for 46 years. Myrna was an active member of Ephesus Free Will Baptist Churc,h where she worshipped and served the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She served as president of the Ladies Auxiliary for many years, helping serve her church family and community.

Survivors include her children, Mona Joy Edwards Fleming, of Blounts Creek, Deborah E. Clark (Mike), of Blounts Creek, Peggy Bright (Frankie) of Chocowinity, Mike Edwards (Dale) of Blounts Creek; stepchildren, Elizabeth A. Cadwell, of St. Petersburg, Florida, Cathy Cadwell Wells (Greg), of Fort Worth, Texas, John F. Cadwell, of Covington, Georgia, Charles H. Cadwell (Cindy), of Raleigh; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Myrna was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Cadwell Jr.;her parents, Mary Edna Walls, Thurman Theodore Walls; a brother, Donald Walls; two sons, Danny Drew Edwards, Gregory Dale Edwards; and one stepson, George H. Cadwell III.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church, 2658 Gilead Shores Road, Blounts Creek, NC 27814.

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