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Billie June (Crisp) Edwards

June 20, 1934 ~ October 7, 2018 (age 84)
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Billie June Edwards, age 84 of the Orr Branch Community of Robbinsville, NC went home to be with the Lord, Sunday October 7, 2018 at The Hermitage Nursing Center in Sylva, NC.

          She was a native of Graham County and the daughter of the late Clyde A. and Ruth Marie Jenkins Crisp.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Edwards in 2014 and her daughter Kathy Rogers.

          Billie June was Registered Nurse and was employed by Graham County Schools.  She loved working with children at school and over the years she tried to keep up with all the students she met while working there.  She also loved the Graham County community.  In her later years she moved away from Robbinsville due to declining health, but she continually missed her native Graham county till her passing.

          She is survived by her sons, John Craig Edwards of Concord, NC, Kyle Edwards of Robbinsville, NC; Daughters, Patricia Edwards of Loveland, CO, Annette Moore of Hickory, NC; and her sister, Joyce Jenkins of Stecoah, NC.  She has 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

          Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, October 12, 2018 at Stecoah Baptist church.  The Reverend G.D. Phillips will officiate.  Burial will follow the service at the Jenkins Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 till 8:00 pm Thursday at the Townson-Smith Chapel.

          Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Edwards family.  An online register is available at

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