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Charlene Peaks Edwards

May 5, 1925 September 10, 2019
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Mrs. Charlene “Chuckie” P. Edwards, 94, left this life and met her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday September 10, 2019. She was greeted by her beloved husband, Richard “Dick” Edwards who preceded her in death in 1998 after 51 years of marriage…now they are “Together Forever”. Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of faithful servants.
A graveside service will be conducted at Pinewood Memorial Park on Saturday at 11:30 a by Mark Daley and Chaplain Aaron Saufley. The family will receive friends following the service.
Charlene “Chuckie” married the love of her life, Rich, in 1947. Rich’s jobs with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company lead them across the United States living in Florida, Virginia twice, working in North Carolina and then retiring in North Carolina. Chuckie was a wife, mother, and homemaker and was involved in her children’s and church activities. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother, Little League Baseball mom while they lived in New York, March of Dimes Coordinator in Virginia, UMW Circle Leader in Virginia at Forest Hill UMC, and she and her husband lead and took part in “Campers for Christ Ministry” for several decades serving as Chaplains. As Chaplains in the campgrounds, they brought the Gospel of Jesus Christ to those camping. These camp sites extended from Florida to the NC Mountains and even into Canada. Chuckie was a member of St. James United Methodist Church in Greenville, NC.
Mrs. Edwards was also preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Margaret Peaks; brother, Dean Peaks; her oldest son, Greg Edwards; and son-in-law, Mike Board.
She is survived by her:
daughter, Marcia E. Board of Greenville, NC;
son, Jim Edwards and wife, Melissa, of Nashville, NC;
daughter-in-law, Cotton R. Edwards, of Oceana, WV;
cherished grandchildren, Sherry Haniotes and husband, Mike, of Arizona,
Kim and husband, Craig, of NC,
Matt and wife, Lindsey, of Greenville, NC,
Jon and Rich of NC, and
special granddaughters, Marie B.Peele of Greenville, NC,
Michelle B. Gregory of Washington, NC and
she was blessed with eight great-grandchildren that she was able to enjoy over the last twenty one years.
Our heartfelt thanks to Community Hospice of Pitt County for your care to Ms. Chuckie as she loved you all! To Chuckie’s “special friend” Carolyn Daughtrey, who delivered fresh roses from her garden to her on weekly visits…Thank You!!
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN or the website, send the

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11:30 AM 9/14/2019 11:30:00 AM
Pinewood Memorial Park

Highway 33 East
Greenville, NC 27858

The family will receive friends following the service.

Pinewood Memorial Park
Highway 33 East Greenville 27858 NC
United States

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Gideons's International

P. O. Box 140800
Nashville, TN 37214

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