Services for Mr. James Morris Edwards were held Friday, July 5, 2013, at 2 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. Lawrence Pool officiated. Interment was in Union Ridge Cemetery with military honors. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Edwards, 86, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Raymond Edwards and Cora Mae Roberts Edwards; wife, Wilma Ruth Edwards; daughter, Patsy Bodnar, son, Keith Edwards; one granddaughter; one great-grandson; and brothers, Tommy Edwards and George Edwards.

Survivors include daughters, Beth Combs, Glenda Jolliff, Donna Skaggs and Terry Flores; sons, Ronnie Edwards, Barry Edwards and Tony Edwards; sisters, Myrtle Moss and Mary Barham; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were James Edwards, Chris Edwards, David Edwards, Vinnie Edwards, Joe Edwards, Jacob Shoens, Jordan Shoens and Matthew Edwards.