Evelyn Edwards, age 85, 508 Aspen Drive, Clarksville, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at her residence. She was a native of Erwin and had lived in Clarksville for the past eight years. Mrs. Edwards was a daughter of the late Charles and Eliza Jane Phillips Roberts. She was a homemaker an d a member of Riverview Freewill Baptist Church. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Allison Edwards; two brothers: Lester and Willard Roberts; four sisters: Eula Mae Metcalf, Ella Sartain, Sally Roberts and Bonnie Harris. Mrs. Edwards leaves behind to cherish her memory one son, Roger D. Edwards and wife, Melody, Clarksville; two daughters: Janice Love, Clarksville; Rita Sutphin and husband Ronald, Johnson City; one sister, Jeanie Sams, Erwin; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend David Foster will officiate at the 7:00 P.M. funeral service. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Committal service will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. from the Evergreen Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery by 9:50 A.M.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Edwards family. (423) 743-1380.