Mary Jane Edwards

Published 2:33 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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Mary Jane Edwards, 80 of Red House, passed away on Dec. 22, in Roanoke. She was the daughter of the late Earnest Edwards and Martha Nellie Hamlet Edwards.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Nathaniel L. Edwards; sister, Felicia E. Sullivan; nephew, Gale B. Sullivan and niece, Monay B. Sullivan.

She is survived by her children, Sharon E. Davis of Roanoke and William T. Edwards (Christine) of King George; god-granddaughter, Aaliyah Boone of King George; two grandchildren, Antoine J. Davis and Danrica L. Davis, both of Roanoke; great-grandchild, Fatimah L Davis; one sister, Ella Edwards of Roanoke; daughter-in-law, Christine “Debbie” Edwards of King George; brother-in-law, Robert W. Sullivan Sr. of Daleville; aunt, Elna Molly Pennix of Brookneal and a host of other relatives and friends.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m., at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Red House. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Mount Zion Baptist Church in memory. Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.