DEXTER - Berniece Virginia Edwards, 80, died Jan. 1, 2002, at the Three Rivers Healthcare at Poplar Bluff.
Born April 27, 1920, at Alton to the late Henry Barnes and June Parrott Barnes, she attended the Second General Baptist Church in Dexter and was a former nurse at the Comeau Convalescent Home in Dexter.
In 1938 at Poplar Bluff she married Virgil Ross, who preceded her in death. On Nov. 18, 1965, at Piggott, Ark., she married Dewey Edwards who preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1993.
Survivors include: two daughters, Glenda Wilkison of Mill Spring and Donna Winn of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Evelyn Hughes of Klamath Falls, Ore.; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Boyer; three brothers, Cletus Barnes, Jesse Barnes and Kenneth Barnes; and one sister, Laverne Hale.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Vyron Yount will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Browns Chapel Cemetery at Broseley.