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Frank Edwards
Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards, 68, of Hampstead, passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.

Frank was born in Bladen County on Dec. 11, 1947. He is preceded in death by his late mother and father, Nash and Evelyn Edwards of Bladenboro.

He is survived by his wife, Eloise Edwards; brother, Horace Edwards of Virginia; sister, Doris Moss of Clayton; children, Franklin Derrick Edwards and his wife Melony of Whiteville, Amy Lynn Edwards and fiance Jason of Hampstead, Mike Blanton and his wife Cheryl of Hampstead, Gary Blanton, and Tony Blanton and fiancee Missy of Hampstead. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25 at Andrews Hampstead Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Sea Lawn Memorial in Hampstead, with the Rev. Randy Gainey officiating.

Frank was greatly loved and has returned home to his Lord and Savior, leaving us all with a lifetime of memories, laughter and peace.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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