Frank Allen Edwards, 80 of Bedford, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born on Monday, Aug. 3, 1931 in Bedford County, a son of the late Robert David Edwards and Cottie Houston Edwards. He was a U. S. Army veteran having received the Purple Heart while serving during the Korean conflict. He was also a member of Mount Hermon Baptist Church. Surviving is his wife of sixty years, Ruby Estelle Burnett Edwards; a son, Roger A. Edwards of Bedford; three daughters, Martha E. Powers and husband, Bill of Farmville, Carolyn E. Martin of Thaxton, Theresa E. Key of Bedford; three grandchildren, Curtis Martin and wife Karen, Matthew and John Powers; three great-grandchildren, Makenna Garrett, Aaron and Zackary Martin; a brother, Roderick Edwards of Bedford; two sisters, Edith B. Lugar and Shirley B. Lodge both of Bedford; special friends, Mike and Vicki Martin, Paul and John Pflugar, Remington and Allen Guilliams. Funeral services were held at the graveside at Greenwood Cemetery, with military honors on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 11 am with Rev. Mark Flores officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from July 18 to July 19, 2012