Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 24, 2008
CAPRON—George B. Edwards, 83, widower of Mary Flowers Edwards, died Sept. 19, 2008.
Mr. Edwards was a World War II veteran having served with the 9th Army Air Corps, 82nd Fighter Squad Fire Control Group and was also a member of Courtland Lodge No. 85, AF&AM of Virginia for more than 50 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Celia E. Jarvis and husband Larry of Bland, Va.; grandchildren, Amanda Morehead and husband Dayton and Andrew Jarvis and great-grandchildren, Connor, Duncan and Arwen Morehead; daughter, Linda E. Swanner and husband Jimmy of Shiloh, N.C.; grandson, Michael Swanner; sister, Sarah E. Wrenn of Emporia; and special dear friends, Virginia Mae and Mac Simmons of Grizzard.
The funeral was held Sunday in Joyner United Methodist Church, Joyner, with interment following at Antioch Baptist Church in Yale.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Joyner United Methodist Church, Capron, VA 23829 or to Antioch Baptist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 11, Yale, VA 23897.
Owen Funeral Home, Jarratt, handled arrangements.