Age: 89 Address: Burnsville, NC Date of Death: Monday, August 12, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Yvonne Blosser Edge of Burnsville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte on August 12, 2013. Yvonne was a devoted wife, loving mother and friend to many. She will be remembered for the way she exemplified goodness and faithfulness and for her unwavering positive attitude.
Yvonne was born in Wooster, Ohio, and attended Oberlin School of Commerce. She was employed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, where she met Wallace B.
Edge, her husband of 66 years. She was employed by Yancey County Schools for 20 years.
Yvonne was a devoted member of Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church, teaching Sunday School and Bible School and participating in Women's Circle and other volunteer activities.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her father, Howard A. Blosser; her mother, Ruth Blosser Carter and stepfather, A. Nick Carter, of Akron, Ohio, and a brother, Howard A. Blosser, Jr., of Kent,Ohio
Iin addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Suzanne Edge Adams of Charlotte and two sons: Wallace Stephen Edge and wife Sharon of Charlotte and Arthur Gregory Edge and wife Karen of Davidson. Beloved grandchildren are Shannon Russ (Greg) of Winston-Salem; Allison Edge of Brooklyn, NY; Spencer Edge of New York, NY; Patrick Adams of Richmond, VA; Mitchell Adams of Charlotte; and Corey Edge of Davidson; and great-grandchildren Hayden, Ashley and Marshall Russ. In addition, there are numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be Sunday, August 18 at 2:30 pm at Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church in Burnsville. Reverend Samuel Wesley Sharpe will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 pm at the church prior to the service. Burial will be in Holcombe Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 N. Main Street, Burnsville, NC 28714 or to the Red Cross affiliate of your choice.