Edwin Braxton Poythress
1931 — 2021
ROCKY MOUNT - Edwin Braxton Poythress, age 89, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Born in Vance County, NC on December 22, 1931, he was the son of the late Cyrus Thomas Poythress and Osceola Young Williams (Poythress) King. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janet Abbott Poythress; his sisters, Irene Fenner Poythress, Zera Poythress; his brothers, Marion Thomas Poythress, George Madison Poythress and William Young "Bill" Poythress. Edwin leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughters, Patricia Shumack (Don) of Nashville and Diana Zwilling (Gregg) of Wake Forest; his son, Michael Poythress(Deborah) of Castalia. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kristen Robinson...