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Theodore Roosevelt Edwards

Memphis, TN

88, of Memphis, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on July 23, 2017. He was one of nine siblings born to Isaac and Exora Edwards: Elizabeth, Odia, Ethel, Isaac Jr., Charles , James preceded him in death and is survived by Fred and Ina. He was married to the late Evelyn Edwards, the love of his life for 65 years. This union was blessed with five children: Barry (Annie), Victor (Wannetta), Sharon Coburn (Arlanders-deceased), Marcia Montgomery (Lee) and Marc (Shirley). In addition, he has 15 grandchildren (preceded in death by two grandsons) and 19 great- grandchildren. Theodore was a devoted husband, father and friend. He retired from Delta Airlines after 25+ years of service. He enjoyed serving The Lord at Bountiful Blessings/ Temple of Deliverance C.O.G.I.C. on the Deacon's, Counting and Men's fellowship ministries. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 28, at Temple of Deliverance C.O.G.I.C. (Chapel), 547 Mississippi Blvd., Memphis, TN 38101. The visitation will be held at 10 a.m.– 11 a.m. Interment will follow in New Park Cemetery: 4536 Horn Lake Rd, Memphis, TN 30109. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to: Temple of Deliverance C. O. G. I. C., 369 G.E. Patterson Ave., Memphis, TN 38126. Attention: In Memory of Mr. Theodore R. Edwards, Deacon.
Published in The Commercial Appeal from July 27 to July 28, 2017
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