CHADBOURN — James Ernest “Charlie” Edwards, 79, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 26, 2016 at his residence.
He was the son of the late Rother and Renda Hayes Edwards and was also preceded in death by three siblings, Irene Gore, Joseph Edwards and Cecil Edwards.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Beaverdam Original Freewill Baptist Church. Final rites will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 at the church with Revs. Buddy Seay, Buster Benton and Willard McPherson officiating. Interment will be in the Mercer Family Cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home is handling the arrangments.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 59 years, Hazel Gertrude Norris Edwards of the home; two daughters, Terri Edwards McPherson (Willard) of Whiteville and Kim Edwards (Richard) of Chadbourn; two brothers, Mack Edwards of Chadbourn and Kenneth Edwards of Tabor City; three grandchildren, Jason “Catfish” James (Frankie), Jessi Hanks (Brad) and Brett Coleman; and five great-grandchildren, Kyrston James, Tyler James, Degan James, Kaden Hanks and Kellen Hanks.