HICKORY FLAT – Oliver Lehmann Edwards, 96, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Hickory Flat. He was born June 26, 1918, in Benton County to Archie Oliver Edwards and Mary Perkins Edwards. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army
veteran of World War II
and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today, July 10, at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Clyde Thompson and Bro. Randy Hamilton officiating. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery in Hickory Flat. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by a son, Tommy L. Edwards (Adelina) of Water Valley; two daughters, Shirley Brewer of Gerald, Mo., and Debarah Thompson (David) of Hickory Flat; half brothers, Archie Edwards Jr. of Hickory Flat and Cecil Edwards of Las Vegas, Nev.; half sister, Frances Massengill of Hickory Flat; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Wilson Edwards, and his parents.