Valdosta Daily Times

February 7, 2013

Charles Akridge Edwards


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Charles Akridge Edwards, 70, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at South Georgia Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born on Nov. 6, 1942, in Columbus, Ga., to the late George and Helen Hethcox Edwards. He was retired from Harvey’s Supermarket as a manager after 43 years of dedicated service. He was a lifetime member of the local Elks Lodge and he was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sylvia Edwards; a son and daughter-in-law, Tod and Wanda Edwards; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Jason Daniels; two grandchildren, Jacob and Jenna Daniels, all of Valdosta; a brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Kay Edwards of Savannah; a sister and brother-in-law, Debra and Ray Poffenbarger of Bulls Gap, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Charles Edwards will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Justice officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home