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“Just hearing this has broke my spirit. Mr Edwards was one of my favorite patients. Hima nd his wife are very nice people and every visit he was so...Read More »
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“Sorry to here of Lloyd's passing.Knew his mom .And no his brother .May God Bless All The Family THE HOLY SPIRIT WILL COMFORT YOU ALL ”
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“Praying for your family and friends during this time of grief. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Blevins - Memphis, TN

“I'm sorry to hear of the loss of Lloyd. We road the same school bus from the first grade on. He truly had a positive attitude and I never saw him...Read More »
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, may God bless and comfort you ”
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Lloyd Edwards, 66, of West Memphis, Arkansas passed peacefully at his home on January 8, 2021. Lloyd was born in Louisville, MS on October 20, 1954 where he lived a wonderful childhood surrounded by loving family and friends. He began his 40 year career in Ackerman with Trinity Industries where he developed his strong work ethic in which he proudly passed on to his children. Lloyd married his wife, Cathy in 1983 and later transferred to West Memphis, AR where they've spent most of their 38 years of marriage and made a good life for their family.

Lloyd made an impact on all those who knew him throughout his lifetime. His passion for life, his spirituality, kindness, humility, charm, sense of humor, laughter, and advice but his love and concern for others outshined them all. He had a true appreciation for family and for life in general. Visiting with family and friends was a top priority for him and he made that known by his actions. He could fix anything that was broken and always gave his best in everything he did. He took pride in his home and never batted an eye to helping with housework and taking care of his yard, or even chores at others' homes.

Lloyd fought incredibly hard for many years for his health, and in the end…he succeeded. His disease did not win the victory, he did! He is no longer suffering and is now at peace in Heaven. Lloyd made a difference in this world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of those who love him dearly.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents Willie and Nellie Edwards, sister Carolyn Jones and grandson Cooper Wade. He leaves behind his loving wife Cathy of 38 years, his three daughters Amber Brawley (grandchildren: Nathan and Addison) of Olive Branch, MS. Lacy Wade (Chris – grandchildren: Chloe, Parker, Kylie) of Lilburn, GA. Carrie Davis (Chad – grandchildren: Bryce, Levi) of Germantown, TN. His sister Cherrie Salley (Charles) and brother Charles Walter Edwards.

Funeral Arrangements:
There will be no visitation due to COVID. Family asks that social distancing of 6 ft. from others take place with those who do not reside in the same household, and masks are required at the graveside service. Our wishes are for all to remain in top health as we go through the grieving process together.

Graveside Service:
Wednesday, January 13 at 1:00pm
Poplar Creek Nations Cemetery (Poplar Creek Nations Baptist Church)
54 Nations Rd.
Kilmichael, MS 39747

Flowers can be sent to:
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 Hwy 12E Ackerman, MS 39735
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to MDS Foundation – www.mds-foundation.org

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 Highway 12 E Ackerman, MS 39735
Tel. (662) 285-6628

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