Originally created 09/25/98

Mr. John Edwards



NORWOOD, Ga. -- Mr. John Matt Edwards, 90, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998, at Starcrest Nursing Home, Lithonia.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. G.L. Avery officiating. Burial will be in Gospel Aide Society Cemetery.

Mr. Edwards, a native of Warren County, was a farmer. He was a member of Union Springs Baptist Church and the Gospel Aide Society.

Survivors include three sons, Albert Edwards, Willie Edwards and Eddie Edwards, all of Decatur; one daughter, Effie Brightwell, Decatur; and 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at 3329 N. Cadley Road, Norwood, or at G.L. Haynes Funeral Home, Warrenton.

The family will receive friends after the burial at 3329 N. Cadley Road.