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Alice Virginia Edmiston Cress
  • In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
  • Tumbling Creek Primitive Baptist Church
    ICO Ken Presnell
    32037 Poor Valley Rd.
    Saltville, VA 24370

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“Fred and Rhonda I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. I pray God holds you close and brings you comfort. Marla Money ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Marla Money - Chilhowie, VA

“Prayers for you all Fred and Rhonda! I'm so sorry. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Patsy Greatorex - Marion, VA

“I'm sorry for your loss. Fred you and your family are in my thoughts & prayers. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kim Hall - Sugar Grove, VA

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Alice Virginia Edmiston Cress,
Chilhowie, Va.

Alice Virginia Edmiston Cress, 90, was taken home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, John and Florence Edmiston; seven brothers and three sisters. She was last of the eleven children.

Survivors include one son, Fred Allen Cress and wife Rhonda; one daughter, Mary Ellen Cress Ward and husband Louie; seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild on the way; sister-in-laws, Virginia Edmiston, Lola Pennington, Mae Ward, Ruth Yule, Donna Cress, Mary Etta Cress and husband Doug; special niece Joyce Edmiston and special nephew John "J.E." Edmiston; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be conducted 11AM Friday, November 11, 2016 at Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Kenneth Presnell and Pastor Herman Cress. Burial will follow in the St. Clair's Bottom Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Williams Funeral Home. Family and friends are welcome at Alice's home at anytime.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tumbling Creek Primitive Baptist Church, ICO Ken Presnell 32037 Poor Valley Rd. Saltville, Va. 24370.

Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com . Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Cress family.