Dorothy Gunning Edwards

August 19, 1929 - March 4, 2011
Dorothy Gunning Edwards

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Dorothy Gunning Edwards, 81, of Hendersonville, went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 4, 2011. A native of Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche Johnson Gunning and was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, who died in 1985.

She was of the Baptist Faith and an avid reader. Dorothy had strong faith in her Lord and will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived one daughter, Cathy Ann Williams; two grandchildren, Joshua Worthington and wife Jen, and Mercedes Williams; three great-grandchildren, Sierra and Sabrina Roach, and Blake Worthington; one sister, Betty Caroway; and three nieces and nephews, Beverly Whitaker, Brian Caroway and wife Esther, and Teresa Lyons and husband Tommy. She was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law Sam Caroway.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Sunday, March 6, at Polk Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Ron Nelson will officiate.


Sunday, March 6, 2011
12:00 AM

Polk Memorial Gardens - Directions
Hwy 108
Columbus, NC 28782

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  • March 05, 2011
    paula says:
    I Pray that God will comfort You all in Your time of sorrow,She sounded like a Wonderful lady. We will be thinking of You Tomorrow God Bless All Of You!!

  • March 06, 2011
    david worthington says:
    our deepest sympathy for your family at this time. our prayers are with dot and all her family also.

  • March 08, 2011
    Kaye Cannon says:
    Cathy- My sympathy for your loss. I remember coming to your home to play when we were children, and your Mom was always so kind. My thoughts are with you. Kaye Cannon

  • March 08, 2011
    John Raines says:
    Cathy, my deepest sympathies to you and your family!

  • March 08, 2011
    Judy Martin says:
    Cathy, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. My mother was everything in this world to me & although she's passed away 8 yrs ago, there's not a day that goes by that I don't think of her. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.