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Imogene "Jean" (Carpenter) Edwards

May 28, 1930 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Imogene "Jean" C. Edwards, age 91, of Sparta; passed away Monday, April 25th, 2022 at The Landings of Chestnut Grove in Sparta, NC.

Jean was born May 28th, 1930 in Alleghany County to the late Clay and Lula Blevins Carpenter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Chap Edwards; a sister, Anna Lee Ausley; three brothers: James Edwin Carpenter, Olen Carpenter, and Wayne Carpenter.

Jean enjoyed cooking, gardening her flowers and taking care of her roses. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Sparta.

Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Poole and husband Gary of Sparta; two grandchildren: Jerad Poole of Charlotte, Brittney P. Wyatt and husband Brandon of Cornelius; a great-grandson, Royce Wyatt; a sister, Kathleen Edwards of Wilkesboro; a special cousin, Bill Blevins and wife Peggy of Sparta; several nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends also survive.

Funeral Services to honor the life of Jean will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 2nd, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Sparta with Pastors Matt Harris and John Attaway officiating. Interment will follow at Sparta Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Sparta, PO Box 668, Sparta, NC 28675 or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 401 Technology Lane Suite 200, Mt. Airy, NC 27030.

The family respectfully ask for no food or visitors at the home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers: Diane Woodward, Darlene Smith, Sue Greer, Becky Roupe, Michelle Hash, Patsy Eastridge, the staff at The Landings of Chestnut Grove, and the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice.

Thomas Family Funeral Service is honored to be serving the Edwards Family. If you wish, online tributes may be extended to the family at www.thomasfamilyfs.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 2, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Sparta
202 S. Main Street
Sparta, NC 28675

Funeral Service
Monday
May 2, 2022

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Sparta
202 S. Main Street
Sparta, NC 28675

Interment following funeral service
Monday
May 2, 2022

Sparta Cemetery
Memorial Park Dr.
Sparta, NC 28675

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