RET/SFC James "Pierre"
June 26, 1930-
April 14, 2013
Columbus, Georgia- RET/SFC James "Pierre" Edwards Sr., 82, of 3231 Gleason Ave. Columbus, GA passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Doctors Hospital.
Funeral services will be 11 am Friday, April 19, 2013 at Allen Temple AME Church. Rev. Wayland Conner will officiate. Burial with full military honors accorded at Ft. Benning Cemetery, Ft. Benning, GA., according to Sconiers Funeral Home, 836 5th ave. Columbus, GA. Visitation and viewing will be held today from 12Noon-7PM at the funeral home.
Sgt. Edwards was born June 26, 1930 in "Sparta, GA, he was the son of the late Rosa Lee Edwards. He was a member of the Allen Temple AME Church. Sgt. Edwards held membership in the following organizations, Controllers Civic & Social Club, American Legion Post 267, Blind Veterans Assn. He served in the U.S. Army for more than 27 years of distinguished service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Edwards, a son, Ian Edwards and a daughter, Cynthia Jefferson. Two sisters also preceded him in death, Clara Edwards and Magnolia Edwards.
Survivors include three sons, James (Annette) Edwards Jr., Donald Edwards, and Darrell Edwards, four daughters, Angela (Richard) Porter, Gloria Edwards, Elaine (Willie) Pitts, and Sharron Edwards, a brother, Robert (Mary) Edwards, a daughter in law, Edie Edwards, and other loving relatives and friends.
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Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Apr. 18, 2013