November 02, 2022

Rodney Cline Edwards, age 80 of Chapel Lane passed away October 23, 2022 at his home.  Born in Dickenson County he was the son of the late Richard and Roma Cochran Edwards.  He was of the Old Regular Baptist faith and last employed with Natural Gas Company.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherri Beth Church; one brother, Harold Edwards and two sisters, Sue Kelly and Kaye Barrett.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Shirley Edwards; his grandson, Brandon Shawn Church; granddaughter, Haeley Chevelle Church and son-in-law, Jarod Church; a brother, Scottie (Bessie) Edwards; two sisters, Rita B. Craft, Shirley Stanley and a host of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday October 27, 2022 at Haysi Funeral Home with Elders Rick Mullins and Ronnie Willis officiating.  Burial followed in the F.L. Colley Cemetery, Haysi. Pallbearers were family and friends.  The family received friends after 6 p.m. on Wednesday where an evening service was held at 7 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to

Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.