Clifton Eugene "Gene" Edwards
03-27-2019

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Mr. Clifton Eugene “Gene” Edwards, age 80, of the Lamar Community, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center.
By profession he was a licensed electrician, but also spent many years serving his community and sharing his love of children and sports by umpiring baseball at Lamar. Gene was well known and loved as the “candy man”.
He was a trustee and active member of Community Baptist Church, Jonesborough.
He was born in Jonesborough, TN on February 24, 1939. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peco Edwards and Mary Ella (Deaderick) Edwards. Gene leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 57 years, Alma Lee (Miller); his daughter, Lori Holder and husband, Kamay; daughter, Tina Purdie and husband, JB; son, David Edwards and wife, Shana; grandchildren, Jillian and Ethan; special sister-in-law, Anna Sue Hicks; sister, Jackie Greene; brother, Charles Edwards and wife, Linda; brother, Butch Edwards and wife, Brenda; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 pm Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Cherokee Baptist Church, Jonesborough, with Pastor David Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 pm Saturday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at Cherokee Baptist Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Frank Walters, Mark Pfeiffer, Jimmy Booth, Ken Robinette, Tom Baines and Ricky Broyles.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cherokee Baptist Church Cemetery c/o Geraldine Greenwell, 527 Meadow Brook Ave., Jonesborough, TN 37659.


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EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES
04-04-2019 teresa crain
so sorry to hear of your loss he was a great man he never say a stanger and was always there to help every body that he could . May GOD be with you and the whole family during your time of sorrow. Love You all teresa
04-03-2019 Sheri Paul
Tina , I am so sorry for your loss . I’m praying that our God of comfort gives you peace through this.
03-30-2019 Danny and Kelly Edens
Lee, Lori, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Truly, your loss is Heaven’s gain. Gene was a wonderful man! May God bless you all with his sweet peace!
03-30-2019 Danny and Kelly Edens
Lee, Lori, and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Truly, your loss is Heaven’s gain. Gene was a wonderful man! May God bless you all with his sweet peace!
03-29-2019 Ken Purdie
So very sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. Kenny and Loretta
03-29-2019 Larry and Alice Royston
So sorry for the loss of Gene. He was like a brother and will sadly be missed. Rest in peace dear friend.
03-29-2019 Lynda Mittan
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. Blessings, peace, and comfort to all during this difficult time.
03-29-2019 Connie Townsend Saldana
Sorry to hear about Gene's passing. Praying for your family.
03-29-2019 Sue Wood
My thoughts and prayers are with you Tina and your family.....God bless you all.
03-29-2019 April Edwards
R.I.P. "Uncle Gene". Thank you for always bringing joy to everyone - just by walking into a room. I will remember your smile, kindness, & work ethic! Love, April

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