OBITUARY

James Alfred Edwards

February 10, 1926July 5, 2018
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James Alfred Edwards

James A. Edwards (Paw Paw) passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 5, 2018, with many loving family members by his side. He was born in the Calico Valley Community north of Pine Log, GA on February 10, 1926. He was the son of Alfred and Eula (Maghugh) Edwards. He was proceeded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 57 years Cornelia Francis (Connie) Edwards; siblings, Gurtie Rogers, Vera Knight, Lola Cox, Annie Mae Lawson, Weldon Edwards, I.J. Edwards, Rayford Edwards and Harry Edwards; special friend, Jenny Roberts. James was owner/operator of Edwards Service Station, Edwards Mobile Home Park and Edwards Garage. He was a mechanic by trade and performed most of his own maintenance on his mobile home park. Mr. Edwards loved to fish and hunt, spending many hours with his brother in law Charles Love catching bass and crappie on Lake Allatoona and was also a veteran of WWII serving proudly in the US. Army. He dearly loved his kids, grandkids, great grandkids, and great great grandkids. He is survived by his children: Janie Lee Tomlinson (Troy), Johnny Edwards (Jan) and Jimmy Edwards (Sheryl); grandchildren, Susanne Bagget (Benji), Janice Adams (Heyward), Carrie Isaac (Wayne), Bryan Edwards (Julie), Kristin Burson (Scott). A graveside service and celebration of his 92 years of life will be held July 7 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Associate Pastor of Carterville First Baptist Church Drew Startup conducting the service. Visitation for family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on July 6 at Owen Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers are Zachary Sisk, Dallas Adams,Heyward Adams,Taylor Edwards,John Creswell, Bryan Edwards, Joshua Sisk, and Steve Shinall. In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to the Cartersville First Baptist Church building fund. Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family and to sign the online register book. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Carterville, GA is in charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Janie Lee Tomlinson, Daughter
  • Troy Tomlinson, Son-in-law
  • Johnny Edwards, Son
  • Jan Edwards, Daughter-in-law
  • Jimmy Edwards, Son
  • Sheryl Edwards, Daughter-in-law
  • Susanne Bagget (Benji), Granddaughter
  • Janice Adams (Heyward), Granddaughter
  • Carrie Isaac (Wayne), Granddaughter
  • Bryan Edwards (Julie), Grandson
  • Kristin Burson (Scott), Granddaughter
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Zachary Sisk
  • Dallas Adams
  • Heyward Adams
  • Taylor Edwards
  • John Creswell
  • Bryan Edwards
  • Joshua Sisk
  • Steve Shinall

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 6, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, July 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

James Alfred Edwards

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Elaine Dobbs

July 16, 2018

Sorry I don't know this person, but I was looking for a Alfred Edwards in Cartersville, GA, I have a homing pigeon that landed here 3 days ago, I called and gave them the number on the band that the pigeon was wearing, they told me it belong to Alfred Edwards in Cartersville. They also gave me number 770-607-3231, it's been staying busy. Please let me know if this pigeon belongs to anyone in this family. Again my condolences. Thank you.

Glenda Sloan

July 12, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. I just saw the death announcement today. He was a fine man and will be greatly missed. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Trena Bell

July 7, 2018

Uncle James you will be truly missed. Child hood memories are a wonderful thing to have. Janie Johnny and Jimmy, your in my prayers.

Liz Dempsey

July 6, 2018

Johnny, Jimmie and Janie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for each of you and your family.

HERBERT HILBURN

July 5, 2018

JAMES WAS A TRUE FRIEND AND LOVED HIS FAMILY VERY MUCH. WE WILL MISS SEEING HIM OUT WALKING AND TAKING CARE OF HIS YARD. ANOTHER WWII VET GONE TO BE WELCOMED BY GOD.

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Biography

James A. Edwards (Paw Paw) passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 5, 2018, with many loving family members by his side. He was born in the Calico Valley Community north of Pine Log, GA on February 10, 1926. He was the son of Alfred and Eula (Maghugh) Edwards.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 57 years Cornelia Francis (Connie) Edwards; siblings, Gurtie Rogers, Vera Knight, Lola Cox, Annie Mae Lawson, Weldon Edwards, I.J. Edwards, Rayford Edwards and Harry Edwards; special friend, Jenny Roberts.
James was owner/operator of Edwards Service Station, Edwards Mobile Home Park and Edwards Garage. He was a mechanic by trade and performed most of his own maintenance on his mobile home park.
Mr. Edwards loved to fish and hunt, spending many hours with his brother in law Charles Love catching bass and crappie on Lake Allatoona and was also a veteran of WWII serving proudly in the US. Army. He dearly loved his kids, grandkids, great grandkids, and great great grandkids.
He is survived by his children: Janie Lee Tomlinson (Troy), Johnny Edwards (Jan) and Jimmy Edwards (Sheryl); grandchildren, Susanne Bagget (Benji), Janice Adams (Heyward), Carrie Isaac (Wayne), Bryan Edwards (Julie), Kristin Burson (Scott).
A graveside service and celebration of his 92 years of life will be held July 7 at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Associate Pastor of Carterville First Baptist Church Drew Startup conducting the service. Visitation for family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on July 6 at Owen Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers are Zachary Sisk, Dallas Adams,Heyward Adams,Taylor Edwards,John Creswell, Bryan Edwards, Joshua Sisk, and Steve Shinall.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to the Cartersville First Baptist Church building fund.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family and to sign the online register book.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Carterville, GA is in charge of the arrangements.