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Doris Pauline (Simpson) Edwards

December 30, 1940 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 80)


Doris Pauline Edwards, 80, of New London, formerly of Albemarle, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 at her daughter's home in New London.

Doris was born December 30, 1940 in Davidson County, to the late Floyd Lamont Simpson and the late Maggie Lucy Jane Lanier Simpson Smith. She was also preceded in death by husband, Harvey Wayne Edwards; son Barney (Lynn) Edwards, brothers, Charles Simpson, Lamont Simpson, and Tommy Simpson; sisters, Barbara Armested, Sue Carter, and Gail Burroughs.

Doris loved fishing, going to the beach and most of all spending time with family.

Doris will Lie In State Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 2:00 PM -6:00PM. All friends and family are welcome to pay their respects at this time. The funeral service officiated by Rev. Terry Kivett will be at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel, Albemarle.  Burial will follow at the Rehobeth Cemetery, Rehobeth Church Rd, Norwood.

Survivors include daughter, Saundra Edwards; son, Johnny (Ashley) Edwards; brothers, Wayne (Pat) Simpson, and Eddie Simpson; sister in law JoAnn Simpson; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was a home inspector and a member of Centerview Baptist Church in Albemarle.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Edwards family.

Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com

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Lie in State
February 23, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle
522 N Second Street
Albemarle, NC 28001

Funeral Service
February 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Hartsell Funeral Home Albemarle
522 N Second Street
Albemarle, NC 28001

Interment following funeral service
February 24, 2021

Rehobeth Cemetery
Rehobeth Church Road
Norwood, NC 28128

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