Leroy Edwards, age 88, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at North MS Medical Center-Gilmore in Amory, MS. He was born on March 28, 1932, to Gertrude Edwards in Itawamba County. He lived most of his life in Monroe County. He was a former employee of Super Snagless in Tupelo, MS, where he worked as a furniture hardware press operator. He enjoyed gardening and listening to music. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include two sons: Roy Lee Edwards (Victoria) of Nettleton, Robert Charles Edwards of Nettleton, two daughters; Rose Mary Kimble (Vance) of Nettleton, Regina Edwards (Jeremy Griffin) of Amory; three brothers Leon Edwards of Tupelo, James Edwards of Oxford, David Edwards of Pontotoc; ten Grandchildren; nine Great-Grandchildren. Preceded in death by his mother, his wife Mary Edwards, Grandparents W. C. and Maggie Edwards, two Brothers Junior and John Edwards.
Nettleton, MS Monroe County, MS Amory, MS
Rev. Bobby Umphries and Bro. Billy Burleson will be officiating.
Tisdale -Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Nettleton will be in charge of arrangements.