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Leroy Edwards March 28, 1932 - May 4, 2020

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

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

  • There will be a private graveside family-only service Wednesday at Liberty Cemetery located outside of Nettleton.
  • Rev. Bobby Umphries and Bro. Billy Burleson will be officiating.
  • Tisdale -Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Nettleton will be in charge of arrangements.


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    Charles Parham says

    My condolences to the family of a wonderful friend who was always willing to help. It has been years since I had seen Leroy but will always cherish the memories.

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