Albert J. Edwards of Shoal Creek Township passed away May 5, 1952 aged 86 years. He was a native of Macoupin County. Mr. Edwards was born January 27, 1866 son of Sidney and Amanda (Grisham) edwards. He was married at Reno to Miss Nancy Brewer who survives him with son Roy R. Edwards of Litchfield and two daughters Mrs. Nellie M. Roberts of Clinton andMrs. Bessie M. Bills of Sorento. He leaves two brothers Martin of Washville and E. Edwards of Corona, California, and eight grandchildren and 13 great granchildren.