Faye Lance Edney, age 90, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, departed to be with the Lord on Monday, August 02, 2021, at Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina with her loving family at her side. A native of Mills River, North Carolina, she was born on October 10, 1930, to the late Max and Della Brittain Lance.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Edney (2006); one daughter Sheala Keeling; two brothers, Lee Lance and Donald Lance; and one sister, Catherine Phillips.
Faye, who enjoyed reading, was a published author and a historian of Mills River. She and her husband owned and operated Terrace Hill Roller Rink from 1955 till 1971. She proudly served in the ladies’ auxiliary for VFW and the American Legion. Faye was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved the Lord. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville.
Left to cherish her precious memories are two sons, Mike Edney (Wanda) of Hendersonville and Mark Edney (Diana) of Hendersonville; four grandsons, Justin (Jessica), Ryan, Branden and Andrew Edney; and one great grandson, Carter Lance Edney. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville at 11am on Monday, August 9, 2021. Pastor Steve Mirich, Jr. will officiate. A procession from Covenant Presbyterian Church will precede graveside services later that afternoon at Mills River Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mills River, NC.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Edney’s memory are asked to consider, Covenant Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville (www.covpca.org).
Date: Monday, August 9, 2021
Time: 11:00 am
Covenant Presbyterian Church
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