|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1941|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1998|
James H. Edwards
KOSCIUSKO — Sgt. James Edwards, 56, of Kosciusko, died January 25, 1998 at his residence following a two-year illness with cancer.
Born February 12, 1941 in Kosciusko, he was a retired Mississippi State Trooper. Mr. Edwards had lived most of his life in Attala County and had served 25 years with the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol. He was a Christian, a member of Kosciusko First Baptist Church where he was a deacon and member of the men's brotherhood, and Adult 5A Men's Sunday School Class.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Mitchell Edwards of Kosciusko; one daughter, Alice Edwards Peacock of Birmingham; his mother, Dovie Atkison Edwards of Kosciusko; one sister, Ann Edwards McAdams of Birmingham; two grandsons, Brandon Peacock, Brock Peacock, both of Birmingham.
Funeral services were held January 27 at Kosciusko First Baptist Church with Rev. Barry Corbett officiating, assisted by Dr. Kenneth Moore. Burial, with full honors, was in Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko.
Pallbearers were Mississippi State Troopers, Fabian Wiley, Robert Teague, Mic Lawrence, Jeff Collins, James Taylor Williams, and Harold Cotton. Other state troopers served as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Sta-Home Hospice, Carthage, 1-800-898-1159.
Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Winona Times
February 5, 1998
Homer Kernop Edwards (1913 - 1979)
Dovie Ann Atkinson Edwards (1919 - 2012)
"Only son of Homer & Dovie Edwards"
"Married December 4, 1960"
Plot: BLOCK I
Created by: Lisa Goss Sanders
Record added: Jun 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70964478