MITCHELL – Martin Dean Edwards, 55, passed away at 12:47 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at his residence. He was surrounded by family and friends.
Born March 8, 1957, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Ernest Rice and Betty Lavon (Baldwin) Edwards. Martin married Marjorie Doreen Terry September 29, 1979.
He was employed as a mechanic and machinist at Woolston Automotive, served in the U. S. Army, and was a member of the Spice Valley Baptist Church.
Surviving: wife, Doreen Edwards, Mitchell
children, Coyle Bradley Edwards, Paoli
Rachel Nicole Edwards, Mitchell
mother, Betty Edwards, Mitchell
grandchildren, Madison Sue McCauley
Jaysen Blayne Edwards
He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Monte Dale Edwards; and sister, Debra Ann Crane.
Memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 23, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Leslie Hart officiating. Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
The family will greet friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday.