EDMONTON – James William Edwards, age 79, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. He was the son of the late Maurice and Lula Devore Edwards. James was a US Army veteran and a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta Howell Edwards; two daughters, Vanessa (Mark) Widen of Edmonton and Nancy (Daniel) Edwards-Fournier of Chicago, Illinois; a brother, Dennis Edwards of Edmonton; and a sister Phyllis Bray of Clinton, Tennessee; six grandchildren: Olivia, Alana, Felicia, and Weston Widen, Kamerin, and Karson Fournier.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Perkins, and Dorlis White.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday and after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.