Obituary: Glenn Laverne Edwards

April 18, 1931 – September 13, 2019

Glenn Laverne Edwards, 88, of Bedford, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019, at StoneBridge Health Campus.

Born April 18, 1931, in Mitchell, he was the son of Shelva and Rose Ann (Bex) Edwards. He married Margaret Irma Lane on June 10, 1950.

Glenn repaired industrial sewing machines and retired from M. Fines and Sons. He operated Edwards Sewing Repair Shop for 50 years. Glenn loved mushroom hunting, tinkering, yard work, and attending the sporting events of his grandchildren. His family was the love of his life. Glenn was a member of the Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Edwards of Bedford; daughters, Tereasa Kay (Steve) Chastain of Beverly Hills, Florida, Julia Ann (Danny) Williams of Bedford; grandchildren, Dustin Matlock of Bedford, Aaron Matlock of Bedford; great-grandchildren, Allison Flick, Carissa Matlock; great-great-grandson, Cooper Carl Flick; step-great-grandchildren, Colton Spires, Chloe Spires, Conner Spires; half-sister, Rosemary (Henry) Ball of Mitchell

His parents; brothers, James W. Edwards and Floyd Edwards; and half-sister Flossie Milligan, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Reed Beard officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Honorary Casketbearer: Roland Atchison. Casketbearers: Dustin Matlock, Aaron Matlock, Josh Flick, Steve Chastain, Gary Russell, and Bob Hounshell.

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