Obituary Edith Williams Hussey Robbins

Edith Williams Hussey, 92, of Robbins, N.C., passed away peacefully on Friday, March 26, 2021 at her home.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 30 at 2 p.m. at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Robbins, NC. The body will lie in repose on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 2 until 5 PM and  8 AM until Noon, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home.

Edith was born April 11, 1928 to Patrick and Callie Williams. After graduating high school, she worked as a seamstress at various mills in the area. She honed those skills and continued to make clothing for her children. She and husband Clarence E. Hussey were married for 62 years. Her pride was her family and her love language was food. Edith worked in the gardens with her husband and loved sharing all the fruits of their labor with family and friends. After retirement, Edith and Clarence traveled with the Robbins FunLovers RV camping club and would spend many winter months in south Florida. She was the most loving mother, wife and grandmother as well as a dedicated member of Tabernacle United Methodist Church and valued her friends and community there.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Hussey, brothers Carlton, Willie, Wilburt, Raymond, Worthy Curtis “W.C.”, Paul, and Rodger, and her son Ronald Hussey. She is survived by her son Randy Hussey (Claire) of Carthage; daughter Lisa Brown (Ken) of Asheboro; sister-in-law Lorraine Williams of Robbins, sister-in-law Daisy Dunn of Star, brother-in-law Grady Hussey of Robbins; grandchildren Tess (Michael) Farmer of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., Lindsay Hussey of Asheville, Jay Hussey of Morrisville, Patrick (Victoria) Brown of Durham, Laura Brown of Charlotte; and great-grandchildren Tully Farmer, Quincy Farmer and Lucy Brown; as well as many special nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dolly Locklear and Kim Hunt for providing in-home care and wonderful friendship to Edith over the last several months.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carolina Cross Connection (or CCC) at or P.O. Box 731 Gastonia, N.C.  28053. CCC is a Christian nonprofit that connects churches to communities, providing camp experiences for students and adults to connect to their neighbors, or Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Robbins, NC 27325

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