Age: 83 Address: Newdale Date of Death: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late George and Hattie Adkins Woody. She was the wife of Fred Cannon who passed away in 1976. Edna was also preceded in death by a grandson: Keith Briggs. She was a member of Big Creek Free Will Baptist Church and attended Bowditch Union Church.
Surviving are 2 daughters: Judy Fox and husband, Garry, of Big Creek, and Janice Briggs and husband, Kenneth, of ewdale; 3 grandchildren: Gina Grindstaff and husband, Donald, Mike Fox and special friend, Katrina Ledford, and Stephen Briggs and wife, Whitney; 4 great grandchildren: Whitney, Alex, Gabe, and Chloe. Several nieces and nephews also survive, and her lifelong friend: Atlas Bryant.
Funeral services will be held at 7PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Ronnie Whitson and Marvin Hensley will officiate. A graveside service will be held in the Hughes Cemetery at Big Creek at 11AM on Monday.
The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.