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Edith Pridgen

October 21, 1923 — February 15, 2019

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Edith Dees Pridgen, 95, of Fayetteville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, February 15, 2019.

Born on October 23, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Charles Gentry and Tishie Wallace Dees.

Edith was predeceased by her beloved husband, William David Pridgen, Sr. She was also preceded in death by daughter, Glenda Bell; son William David Pridgen, Jr; and siblings Glenn Dees, Robert Dees, Charles Dees, Jr, and Ida Jean Parker.

Edith is survived by daughter Angela Williams (Johnny) of Clayton; daughter-in-law, Judi Pridgen of Shallotte; sisters Hilda Melton, Maxine Smith, and Carleen Jackson, all of Fayetteville; two sisters-in-law, Frances Dees of Fayetteville and Elaine Dees of Raleigh; five grandchildren, Edie Henninger (Mike) and Jane Bell of Raleigh, Paige Rivenbark of Longs, SC, and William David Pridgen III (Debbie) of Ocean Isle Beach, and John Tate Pridgen (Laura) of Calabash; eight great-grandchildren, Mady Pridgen, Savannah Pridgen, Elijah Pridgen, Johnna Pridgen, Jack Pridgen, Micaela Henninger, McKenna Henninger, and Kenan Davenport.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to Judson Baptist Church, 505 Judson Church Road, Fayetteville, NC 28312.

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 18
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Pinecrest Funeral & Cremation Services

    4721 Dunrobin Drive
    Hope Mills, NC
    (910) 429-1011
  • Graveside Service

    Monday, February 18
    12:15 PM

    Gilmont Cemetery

    South Main Street
    Hope Mills, NC
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