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Edna Edwards Ponds

October 27, 1939 — July 27, 2022

Edna Edwards Ponds

WADESBORO – On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, Mrs. Edna Edwards Ponds, 82, passed away peacefully at Atrium Health Union in Monroe.


Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 2, 2022, by the graveside in Eastview Cemetery with Dr. Harry Workman officiating.


The family will greet friends following the service.


Edna was born October 27, 1939, in Anson County, NC, and was a daughter of the late Earl Allen Edwards and the Charlie Bell Mills Edwards. She was a graduate of Wadesboro High School and had worked with Anson County Schools as a substitute teacher.


She was a member of First Baptist Church, Wadesboro where she had been a member of the choir and the Special Interest Sunday School Class.


Those left to cherish her memory are her brothers, Earl Edwards, Jr. and Billy Edwards and wife, Diane of Wadesboro; her nephews, Donnie Edwards and wife, Tammy of Wadesboro, Mitch Edwards of Black Mountain, and Mike Edwards of Lilesville and their families.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Vance Ponds, and her sister, Margaret Legrand.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 423, Wadesboro, NC 28170.


The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at


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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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