Joseph Edwards

Jan 14th, 1961 - Dec 17th, 2014
Joseph Edwards

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.

Survivors include:

Daughter-Amanda Marroy and James of Marion

Step children:

Shawn Byrley of Herrin

Jason Byrley of Pittsburg

Mother-Mary Edwards of Benton


Hayden Byrley

Haley Byrley

Zander Byrley

Arianna Byrley

Kryder Byrley

Luca Byrley

Leigh Ann Hampton

Brandy Smith

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.

3 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Fred and Darla Brewer

    From: ,

    Date: December 20, 2014

    Mandy we are so sorry for your loss. Fred sends his love. We pray for your comfort. Treasure your memories.


    From: ,

    Date: December 22, 2014


  • Guest: Misty Cole

    From: ,

    Date: December 22, 2014

    Mandy, I’m so sorry. I’m so glad to have had your Dad in my life. He was a good father and wonderful uncle. He will be missed dearly.
    Love an Sympathy,
    The Cole Family