Funeral services for Annie Crum Edwards Wroten, 79, of 449 Laurel Ave., Denmark, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. in the Capernaum Baptist Church, Bamberg. The burial will follow in the Old Capernaum Cemetery, Denmark, SC. The family will be greeting friends in the church fellowship hall after the burial.
Mrs. Wroten died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at UPAC of Bamberg. She was born Aug. 16, 1932, in Bamberg County, to the late Freddy and Emma Hicks Crum. On Aug. 17, 1952 she was united in marriage to the late Melvin Edwards and to this union they had four children. Later in life she married Leroy Wroten in 1999. Annie attended the public schools of Denmark. After marriage and raising her children, Annie went back to school to earn her high school diploma. At an early age, she joined the Capernaum Baptist Church.
Surviving are a loving husband, Leroy Wroten of the home; a daughter, Eartha Delois Edwards of Denmark; four grandchildren, Melvilyn Shontay Edwards, of Huntersville, N.C., Joe Clay Wise and Lois D'Mitri Wise, both of Denmark, and Harrold Melvin Brown of Columbia; one great grandson, Jikeem Wise, of Orangeburg. She was preceded in death by three of her children, Linda Edwards Wise, Melvin Alfred Edwards, and Dr. Anthony Lloyd Edwards. The Denmark Chapel of the Carroll Mortuary will be in charge of the services. Friends may call at the home of Eartha Edwards, 969 Barnwell Ave., Denmark.