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Rev Edward W Southers
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1918
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2008
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

HIGH POINT Rev. Ed Southers, 90, went to be with his Lord, Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 17, at Davis Funerals and Cremations Chapel, 976 Phillips Ave., by Pastor Benny Smith, Jr. Burial will follow in Guilford Memorial Park.

He was born April 13, 1918 in Radford, Va., the son of Arthur and Ethel Novel Southers. He was retired from Furniture World after 40 years of service and was the former Pastor of God's House Pentecostal Holiness Church in High Point. He enjoyed working in his workshop and was his family's devoted carpenter. Rev. Southers was a strong-willed Christian, who was a devoted provider for his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 71 years, Doris E. Southers who died September 28; a daughter, Doris Ann Clewis; a son, Paul David Southers; three brothers, William Claude Southern, Clifton Southern and Hewsel Southern; four sisters, Mabel Combs, Maudie Loretta Rice, Mary L. Worley and Dorothy Smith.

Survivors include three daughters, Sylvia J. Southers of High Point, Beatrice Vires and husband, Dan of Spencer, Va. and Barbara J. Wright and husband, Donnie of Greensboro; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 14 great great-grandchildren.

Published in the News Record on 10/16/2008 
Family links: 
  Arthur Nathan Southern (1893 - 1972)
  Mary Ethel Novell Southern (1899 - 1971)
  Doris Elizabeth Duncan Southers (1921 - 2008)
  Doris Ann Southers Clewis (1946 - 2001)*
  Paul David Southers (1952 - 1956)*
  Mable Mae Southern Combs (1916 - 2000)*
  Edward W Southers (1918 - 2008)
  Mary Lavera Southern Worley (1926 - 2002)*
  Robert Nathan Clifton Southern (1928 - 1943)*
  Hensel L Southern (1936 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: It would appear from records that he changed his surname from "Southern" to "Southers"
Guilford Memorial Park
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: David Clay
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
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Rev Edward W Southers
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