Jane Maxwell Edge

Friday, September 21, 2012

Jane Maxwell Edge, 89, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Edge was born in Williamson County and was a daughter of the late Powell Perkins and Nannie Mae Orr Maxwell. She was a graduate of George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville and for over 30 years taught in Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico. Following her retirement, she opened Edgewood Antiques and for many years, traveled the United States antiquing. In addition to her love of antiques, Mrs. Edge was an avid bridge player and loved reading and traveling the world. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces, N.M.

Mrs. Edge was preceded in death by her husband, George Marlin Edge Jr., who died in 1990.

Mrs. Edge is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Anne Maxwell Edge Stickles and Robert Charles Stickles of Chapel Hill; sister, Nancy Maxwell Powell of Chapel Hill; and a niece, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, is in charge of arrangements.