Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 26, 2013

George W. Edwards 1936-2013

SALYERSVILLE — George W. Edwards, 77, of Salyersville, formerly of Elliott County, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, in West Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Oct. 1, 1936, the son of the late Arlie and Ellie May Edwards. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Phoeba Collins Edwards; all of his brothers and sisters; and two grandchildren, Jason Edwards and Calissa Jo Marx.

He was a coal miner.

He is survived by two sons, Ernest and wife Alice Edwards of North Carolina and Marvin and wife Renee Edwards of Salyersville; two daughters, Gloria Gunnels of Salyersville and Virginia Edwards and Steve Boyd of Frenchburg; nine grandchildren, Tonya Edwards, Ethan and Hunter Edwards, Michael Marx, Shawn Marx, Destiny and George Robert Marx, Jenna Kay Watkins and Candace Boyd; and two great-grandchildren, Xavier and Sadie Edwards.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Lewis & Ferguson Funeral Home in Sandy Hook. Burial will be in Elliott County Memory Gardens.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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