New Burnside-Joseph Martin Edwards, 53, passed away at 8:13am on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at his home.
Joseph was born on January 14, 1961 in Marion to Cecil Clyde and Mary K. (Davis) Edwards.
His hobbies included fishing, cookouts, family gathering and working on cars. He was a shade tree mechanic and loved spending time with his grandkids.
Daughter-Amanda Marroy and James of Marion
Shawn Byrley of Herrin
Jason Byrley of Pittsburg
Mother-Mary Edwards of Benton
Leigh Ann Hampton
Great grandson-Bryant Greeney
Brothers and sisters:
Margaret and Carl Pritchett of Marion
Shelby Brown of Chester
Betty and Rick Newson of FL
Leon and Emma Edwards of Pulley’s Mill
John H. and Sherryl Edwards of Desoto
Kathryn and Donald Cyr of MN
Charlene Johnson of Christopher
Fonda McBride of ID
He was preceded in death by his father and brothers, Robert Ray Edwards and Clyde D. Edwards.
It was Joseph’s wishes to be cremated. Private family services will be held at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.