Wilma Jane Edwards Gustafson, 92, of Roaring River died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Gustafson was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Wilkes County to John Bunyon and Bessie Leora Deborde Edwards. She was a member of Pleasant Home Baptist Church.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, CWO4 Paul Sherman Gustafson (ret.); one son, John Scott Gustafson; one sister, Mildred Anthony; and seven brothers, Basil Edwards, Rudolph Edwards, Ronald Edwards, Claude Edwards, Russell Edwards, Roger Edwards and Robert Edwards.

She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Key and husband, Ricky, of Roaring River and Beth Elledge and husband, Gray, of North Wilkesboro; two sons, Paul Robert Gustafson and wife, Candy, of Greenville and Richard Edwards Gustafson of Roaring River; three grandchildren, Sabrina Brown, Autumn Elledge and Cole Elledge; and three great-grandchildren, Mayson Shumate, Bryson Brown and Peyton Brown.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson N.C. 27017 or Brenner Children’s Hospital, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27157.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.

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