CHARLES N. EDWARDS, 85, of Macedonia passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.
He was born in Macedonia, IL on May 8, 1935, the son of Noble & Evelyn (Vanhorn) Edwards.
He married Sue (Dethrow) on Feb. 3, 1957.
Mr. Edwards was always there to help others. He loved his friends and family, horses and farming. He never met a stranger. Mr. Edwards was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. And a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge & Eastern Star. Mr. Edwards is survived by his
Wife: Sue Edwards
3 Daughters: Judy Courter & friend Gary Ehrhart
Joyce Hawkins & husband Mike
Jennifer Ehrhart & husband Mike
Timothy Courter & wife Melissa
Tammy Filkins & husband Dave
Josh Hawkins & wife Jennifer
Katie Bonsack & Frank Akin
And a Cousin who was like a brother: Melvin Edwards
Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his Parents, by a Brother & a Sister.
Masonic Rites will be conducted at 1 P.M. SATURDAY. Sept. 12th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with a funeral service to follow with Pastor Derrick Cairel officiating. Burial will be in the Edwards Farm Cemetery in Macedonia. Visitation will be after 10 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home.
We ask everyone attending the services to practice social distancing. We are limited to 50 people in our building at a time, and everyone attending is encouraged to wear a mask.
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