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7/28/2022 11:25:00 AM
Ruth McCall Edwards
February 25, 1932 - July 26, 2022

SHERRILLS FORD, N.C. - Ruth McCall Edwards, 90, of Sherrills Ford, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Abernethy Laurels in Newton.

She was born February 25, 1932 in Catawba County to the late Hobert McCall and Mammie Caldwell McCall. Ruth enjoyed vegetable and fruit gardening, working in her flower garden, and crocheting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Yates McCall and Jerry McCall; sisters, Irene Howard, Gaynell Cauthen, and Geraldine Newton.

Those left to cherish her memory is her husband of 71 years Roland E. Edwards of the home; son Harold Ray Edwards and wife Susan of Sherrills Ford; daughter Diane Caccia and husband Howard of McCormick, S.C.; grandchildren Dara Rogers (Jerry) of Claremont, Hannah Sikes (Richard) of Sherrills Ford, Kevin Caccia (Carla) of Archdale, David Caccia (Korie) of Kernersville, and Emily Caccia of Ocala, Fla.; great-grandchildren Aden, Skylar, Hatcher, Emmet, and Gus.

A graveside service to celebrate Ruth’s life will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Smyrna Church Cemetery, 6770 Sherrills Ford Rd., Catawba. Rev. Jonathan Abernathy will officiate.

Memorials can be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658

Condolences may be sent to the Edwards family at

Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Edwards family.

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