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Dudley Grizzard Edwards

Birth
Death 5 Nov 2008 (aged 87)
Burial Emporia, Greensville County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100338615 · View Source
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EDWARDS, Dudley Grizzard, 87, of Jarratt, son of the late Floyd and Lillie Belle Edwards of Southampton County, passed into eternal life on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. Mr. Edwards, a loving husband, father and grandfather, World War II Navy veteran, and award-winning peanut farmer, is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 60 years, Elsie Harrell Edwards. He is also survived by his daughters, Connie Harrell (Donnie), Terri Branch (Bobby) and Sharon Mattox (Tim); his grandchildren, Jeremy Branch (Melissa), Daniel Mattox, Erin Byrum (Ryan), Matthew Harrell and Jordan Mattox; also his sisters, Margaret Cifers, Mae Belle Burgess, Dorothy Lassiter (R.T.); brother, Horace Edwards (Jessie); and sister-in-law, Margaret Edwards. He was predeceased by his sisters, Adelia Crutchlow (Lenton) and Bessie Allen (Willie); and brothers, Andrew (Virginia), Raymond, Bob (Odelle) and Charles. Mr. Edwards was a member of Lebanon United Methodist Church where he was a former administrative chairperson and choir member. The family will receive friends 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday (tonight) at Owen Funeral Home, 303 S. Halifax Rd. in Jarratt, where the funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, November 8, 2008. Interment will follow at Greensville Memorial Cemetery, Emporia, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church, c/o Lou Harrell, 25123 Blue Star Hwy., Jarratt, Va. 23867, Jarratt Volunteer Fire Department, the American Heart Association or The American Cancer Society . Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on November 7, 2008


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  • Created by: buck ivey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100338615
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dudley Grizzard Edwards (9 Dec 1920–5 Nov 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100338615, citing Greensville Memorial Cemetery, Emporia, Greensville County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by buck ivey (contributor 46557951) .