Elder Hubert Edwards
April 24, 1926 - October 17, 2020
“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” I Thessalonians 5:18
Elder Hubert Edwards departed this life on October 17, 2020 at Our Lady of the Angels Hospital in Bogalusa, LA at the age of 94. He was born to the late Willie and Sarah Edwards on April 24, 1926.
He retired from Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill.
He was survived by his wife Mrs. Jessie Lee Edwards; three sons, Hubert Jr of North Carolina, Beanie of Biloxi, and Timothy Edwards of Bogalusa, LA; four daughters, Agnernell Jackson on New Jersey, Brealan (Jerry) Wells of Bogalusa, Carroll (Olu Sr.) Cole of New Jersey, Vanessa (Fabian) Legard of Baton Rouge; 12 grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Willie (Sarah) Edwards; son, Jeffery Edwards; daughter, Pattie Edwards; sister, Ira Mae Peters; brothers, Oscar Charles and Willie Edwards, and one grandson, Alfrey James Mannah.
A drive through viewing will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 from 10:00AM until 1:00PM at Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Bogalusa.
His celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:00AM at St. John Temple Church of God in Christ, 1126 North Roosevelt Street, Bogalusa, LA with Reverend Eric Clayton, pastor officiating.
Interment in Bogalusa Cemetery, Bogalusa, LA.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home – Bogalusa are in charge of arrangements.