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  • Friday, April 14, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Oscars Mortuary
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017
    I am offering my condolences to the family and close friends of Nettie Edwards_. When a loved one has fallen asleep in death, GOD’s own words in the Bible offers comfort. Please read in your Bibles 2 Cor 1:3-4.
    ~ P Land   Owings Mills, MD
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017
    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.
    ~ M Jones   New Bern, NC
  • Monday, April 17, 2017
    Sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a strong warrior that raised of family of strong warriors. My prayers are with each of you.
    ~ Earscell Dixon   New Bern, NC
  • Monday, April 17, 2017
    Sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a strong warrior that raised of family of strong warriors. My prayers are with each of you.
    ~ Earscell Dixon   New Bern, NC
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
    I am sorry for your loss. I pray your family have peace and comfort knowing Ms. Edwards is in a better place.
    ~ Sade Barbara   New Bern, NC
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Thank God for blessing her with a good life and longevity. You all continue to trust God and remember, she's just a thought away.
    ~ Jacqulyn Peterson   Vanceboro, NC
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017
    Please accept our condolences for your loss. May God give you the strength and the faith to move forward. Our hearts go out to you. Remember that God cares for you and keep in mind the scripture at James 4:8. Warm Regards
    ~ Carol Summers   Fredericksgurg, VA
    
Nettie Edwards
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Nettie Johnson Edwards, 87, 345 Spruill Town Road, Vanceboro died Friday, April 14, 2017 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

She was a member of Cool Spring FWB Church serving as Home Mission Officer and Senior Usher for many years.

Viewing hours are Thursday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM at Oscar's Mortuary.

Her funeral service is Noon, Friday, April 21, 2017 at St. Joseph Free Will Baptist Church 2115 Streets Ferry Rd. Vanceboro.  Burial will follow at the Johnson Family Cemetery, Spruill Town Road.

She is survived by five sons, Willie Ray Edwards of Vanceboro, Alan Winfred Edwards of New Bern, Vernon McCoy Edwards and Raymond Edwards both of Vanceboro and Charles Edwards of Kentucky; five daughters, Doris Marie Edwards, Mary Ethel Gaskins, Carrie Mae Ward, Laura Jeanette Pugh and Delores Ann Banks all of Vanceboro; twenty-nine grandchildren;forty-one great grandchildren and eight great- great- grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence.