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Betty Cornwell Edwards
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Birth: 1928
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2010
South Carolina, USA

ROCK HILL -- Betty Cornwell Edwards, 82, died March 13, 2010. Funeral Tuesday 11am, visitation Monday 6:30-8pm, Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel. Burial, Laurelwood Cemetery.

ROCK HILL- Mrs. Betty Cornwell Edwards, 82, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010 at White Oak Manor in Rock Hill.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel with Rev. Tom Sherer officiating. Burial will be in Laurelwood Cemetery.

Born in Columbia, SC, Mrs. Edwards was a daughter of the late William Roden Cornwell and the late Ollie Ferguson Cornwell. She was graduated form Grover Cleveland High School in Caldwell, NJ and moved to Rock Hill in 1947 on her marriage to William D. Edwards. Mrs. Edwards worked as a legal secretary to the late Thomas F. McDow, Sr and an Executive Secretary of the York County Home Builders' Association. She was a long-time member of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are her sons, William R. "Eddie" Edwards (Linda) of Richburg and Steve T. Edwards (Linda) of York; her daughter, Cynthia E. Rieder of Lakeland, FL; her sister, Faye C. Pearson of Rock Hill; eleven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by William D. Edwards and her beloved daughter, Rebecca Edwards Byrum.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8pm at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill and other times at the home of her sister, 1255 Winthrop Drive, Rock Hill.

The family wishes to express thanks to the staff of White Oak Manor for their exemplary care and compassion and to Pastor Tom Sherer and the Covenant Presbyterian Church family for their love and support.

Memorials may be made in Ms. Edwards' name to the American Legion Post 34, Honor Guard Fund, PO Box 2745, Rock Hill, SC 29732. 
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  Ollie Ferguson Cornwell (1904 - 1953)
Laurelwood Cemetery
Rock Hill
York County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50144606
Betty <i>Cornwell</i> Edwards
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