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Edna Fritts

Mrs. Edna Fritts of 2110 East Hyco Road, South Boston died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home. She was born in Daisy, Tenn. on Jan. 15, 1916 and was 96 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Warner Shannon and Sarah Shadwick Shannon and was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence A. Fritts.  Mrs. Fritts was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include two daughters, Helen Mae Perry and husband Henry of Bradenton, Fla. And Mary Ruth Cardinal of Buffalo Junction; one son, William Paul Fritts of Indianola, Okla.; one sister, Edith Elsea of Checotah, Okla.; three grandchildren, Tony Perry, Rhonda Perry and Dawn Marie Cardinal; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Fritts will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Wayne Murphy and Ken Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home on Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.