May 20, 2016
Rev. James Anderson “Andy” Edwards, age 81, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born June 6, 1934 in Harriman, Tennessee. Bro. Andy was the Pastor of the Parkview United Christian Church of The Living God in Rockwood for 33 years and sang with the Joy Travelers gospel singing group for many years. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Edwards and Martha Ann Morris Edwards; wife, Charlene Edwards; grandson, Phillip Turner; and several brothers and sisters.
Wife: Elizabeth “Libby” Edwards of Rockwood, TN
Children: Regina Moore & husband, Nolan of Harriman, TN
Sherry Edwards & husband, David Neely of Crossville, TN
James Allen Edwards & wife, Cathy of Rockwood, TN
Robert Wayne Edwards of Harriman, TN
Teresa Kay Hammonds of Harriman, TN
Tammy Moore & husband, Lonnie of Rockwood, TN
Sonya Golliher & husband, Raymond of Oakdale, TN
Step-Children: Jerry Cofer of Rockwood, TN
Mark Cofer & wife, Amanda of Rockwood, TN
Melinda Barnes & husband, David of Midtown, TN
56 Great Grandchildren
And a host of Beloved Church Family.
The family will receive friends Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. Johnny Harris and Rev. Nolan Moore officiating. Graveside committal services will be held Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:00am in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Rockwood with full military honors by the Roane County Military Honor and the Tennessee Army National Guard. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Rev. James Anderson “Andy” Edwards.