Morris Edwards – Obituary


Morris W. Edwards, 82, of Wake Forest passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Franklin County the son of the late Benjamin Edwards and Mabel Currin Edwards and was  preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Edwards.

Mr. Edwards was a retired meat cutter with Food Lion Grocery with over 16 years of service.

A funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon September 26, 2021 in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home with  the Rev. J. Marshall Neathery officiating. Burial will follow in the Rolesville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his children; Amy Tawes and husband Kent of Raleigh, Audrey Swartz and husband Pete of New York, Benji Edwards of Wake Forest and Anitra Carter of Clayton, 9 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to MMIA, Military Missions in Action, 411 N. Judd Pkwy NE Fuquay Varina, NC 27526.

Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 – 3:00 on Sunday prior to the service at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center 405 South Main Street Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919-556-5811)