US Air Force

Edward "Ed" Monroe Screws

May 2, 1933 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Edward Monroe Screws was born May 2, 1933, in Hamlet, NC.

He is pre-deceased by his parents James M. Screws, Jr. and Annie Screws, three brothers and two sisters. After graduating from Pittsboro High School, he joined the United States Air Force where he served from 1951-1955.

He retired from UNC Chapel Hill where he worked at the Physical Plant. In his younger years he enjoyed quail hunting, square dancing, traveling with his wife and friends, and UNC Basketball. He was a member of Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Hazel Screws of Pittsboro, and brother Garrett Screws Sr. of Pittsboro. He leaves to cherish his memory 17 nieces/nephews, 24 great nieces/nephews, other loved ones, and friends.

A graveside will be held Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 11:30 AM at Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church with military honors with Rev. Ray Gooch presiding.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in Ed’s memory to Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Teresa Farrell P.O. Box 1048 Pittsboro, NC 27312.

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Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Screws family.


Graveside Service
May 14, 2022

11:30 AM
Browns Chapel UMC Cemetery
355 Chicken Bridge Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312


Brown's Chapel UMC Cemetery Fund c/o Teresa Farrell
P.O. Box 1048, Pittsboro NC 27312


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