Thursday, August 20, 2009

Virgin Don Edwards III -- Obituary

Brighton - VIRGIL DON "Donny" EDWARDS III, 51, died August 19, 2009 at Methodist North Hospital. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Friday, August 21, in Sunset Memorial Park, West Helena AR. He was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Pascagoula, MS, an Eagle Scout and Chief of the Laungille District of the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Edwards was a former funeral director and embalmer. He was also a former Coroner for Lee County, AR, former City Councilman for West Helena, AR, and former City Councilman for Marianna, AR. He leaves his wife, Linda Dodds Edwards of Brighton, TN; daughters, Cindy (Brian) Denker of Jackson, TN, Kammie (Bruce) Gray of Drummonds, TN; son, Aubrey Wayne Dye of Olive Branch, MS; mother, Flora Mae Edwards of West Helena, AR; sister, Patricia Ann (Roger) Vowell of Earle, AR. Memorials may be sent to theAmerican Cancer Society or Old Oak Grove Baptist Church, Myrtle, MS. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel (901)873-0123

Published in The Commercial Appeal on August 20, 2009

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