Irene Bynum Edwards
November 22, 1931- March 18, 2012
WENDELL – Irene Bynum Edwards, 80, died peacefully at home Sunday, March 18, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Edwards loved her family, friends, and church. But most importantly, she loved her Lord and sharing Him with others through her poetry. She was active in her church as a Childrens’ Sunday School Teacher and member of the choir and the Ladies Auxiliary.
Mrs. Edwards was predeceased by her parents, James and Stella Bynum; husband: Steven Quinn (S.Q.) Edwards and brother, Hilliard.
She is survived by three daughters: Diane and husband Jim Blankenship, Cathy and husband Scott Yancey and Stephanie and husband John Swope. Surviving grandchildren are Scott and Sara Hicks, and Taylor-Quinn Yancey.
Other survivors are brother Al and his wife, Elsie Bynum; and sister-in-law, Ann Bynum, four great grandchildren, five step grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Mrs. Edwards’ life will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 at Friendship FWB Church, 758 Friendship Church, Middlesex, NC 27557. Memorial contributions can be made to Friendship FWB Church, Middlesex or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle Raleigh, NC 27607.
Visitation will be Monday, 7:00 -8:30 pm at Strickland’s Funeral Home 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net