November 12, 1949 - June 21, 2022
Merita Gail Edwards, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at NHC of Johnson City. A native of Erwin, Merita is a daughter of the late George and Helen Doan Rogers. She was a faithful member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church and spent every moment she could there. She was active in the Forever Young Ministry, Awana's, Vacation Bible School, and cherished the memories she made with her church family. Merita loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and always had her family at the front of her mind. In addition to her parents, Merita is preceded in death by her husband, Ronnie; one brother and several sisters. Merita has left behind to cherish her memory: daughter, Lisa Lung and husband, Kenny; grandchildren: Kelan Lung, Jamie Lung and Lindsey Lung; Great grandchildren: Madison Lung and Emmett Lung; sister: Linda Garland; several nieces and nephews. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Merita Edwards in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 pm and will continue until service time on Thursday at Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, June 24, 2022 at Fishery Community Church Cemetery. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:50 am. Those serving as pallbearers will be Kelan Lung, Jamie Lung, Keith Garland, Mark Garland, Blake Enis, Luke Garland and Jace Garland. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Evergreen Church Youth Fund at 910 Hoback Street, Erwin, 37650. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at: www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin . These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Merita Edwards through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Merita Gail Edwards, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at NHC of Johnson City. A native of Erwin, Merita is a daughter of the late George and Helen Doan Rogers. She was a faithful member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church and... View Obituary & Service Information
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