Sunday, November 1, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Fannie Trone Edwards

Evening Star (Washington, DC)
13 April 1912


Funeral of Widow of Former Methodist Pastor Tomorrow Afternoon

Mrs. Fannie Trone Edwards, widow of Rev. Dr. William S. Edwards of the Baltimore Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, died at her home in the Imperial apartments last night of heart disease. Mrs. Edwards had been ill for several weeks.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the home at 4 o'clock and the officiating ministers will be Rev. Dr. John T. Ensor, pastor of the Calvary M. E. Church, and Rev. J. W. R. Sumwalt, district superintendent of M. E. churches.  Burial will be made in Baltimore, her former home at Loudon Park cemetery.

Mrs. Edwards was the daughter of the late Rev. John Trone and Mrs. Delilah Trone of Prince William county, Va, and was closely connected with the Weedon and Howison families of Virginia. She had many friends throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington.

Since the death of her husband three years ago in Baltimore, Mrs. Edwards had made her home at the Imperial, in Washington. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Chase Palmer of Washingotn, and two sisters, Mrs. Sailor C. Richards of Manassas, Va., and Mrs. Eugene Compton of Washington.

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