OBITUARY

Tommy Young Edwards

July 24, 1941February 13, 2010

Lizella, GA –

Tommy Young Edwards, 68, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at his residence. A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 16, 2010 in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Loran Smith will officiate. The family will meet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2010 at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and while flowers are accepted, they suggest that those who wish make memorial contributions to Lizella United Methodist Church, 2920 S. Lizella Road, Lizella, GA 31052.

Mr. Edwards, son of the late Thurston Crawford and Otha Ray Edwards, was born in Turner County and had lived in Macon most of his life. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Henderson. Mr. Edwards was a graduate of Willingham High School “Class of 1960” and was involved in planning for their fiftieth reunion. Mr. Edwards was retired from Atlanta Gas Light Company after forty three years of service and was a member of Lizella United Methodist Church, The Joy Sunday School Class and the Men’s Club. He was a member of the “Camp Candy Hunting Club”, and was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and of the Lizella Lizards.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he will be missed by those he loved the most, his wife of 47 years, Gayle Collins Edwards of Lizella, his two sons, Todd Edwards of Lizella, and Chad (Sharon) Edwards of Lizella, four grandchildren, Abbie and Ethan Edwards of Lizella, Kaleigh and Madison Edwards of Valdosta, sister-in-law, Margaret Henderson of Warner Robins, niece, Lisa Weaver of Fort Valley and nephew, Danny Henderson of Warner Robins.

Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, February 16, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, February 15, 2010

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Graveside Service
REMEMBERING

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Kaleigh Baltezore

January 7, 2012

I love u papa I miss u very much

Carol & Frank Menor

February 27, 2010

Dear Gayle and Family,

Our whole family was saddened by Tommy's death. There is an empty place in our hearts that will be there forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you!!

Jack Hubbard Jr

February 24, 2010

Chad and family,

Sorry for your loss. I remember with fondness playing for Tommy with the Bloomfield Little League Dodgers. He will be missed.

Susan Menor Bierschenk

February 22, 2010

Dear Gayle and Family,
We are so sorry to hear that Tommy passed away. We know he will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. We also pray that you may find comfort in the Lord.
With Sympathy,
Jim, Susan, Katie, and Amanda Bierschenk

Gail Dietz

February 19, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
I am very sorry Gayle.

February 19, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Ben & Peggy White

February 17, 2010

Gayle, We are so sorry for your loss. Tommy made our exercise class so much more fun. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

February 17, 2010

Tommy will be missed by all that knew him and loved him! May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time. We love you all!

Dale, Jamie, and Courtney Orr

February 17, 2010

Tommy will be greatly missed by all who knew him! Thinking of you all during this difficult time -- May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. We love you all!

Dale, Jamie, and Courtney Orr

George Folsom

February 16, 2010

Though words, however kind,
cannot easethe loss you bear,
May it bring a share of comfort
to know that others care.
Thinking of you with sympathy.
George Folsom