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Charles N Edwards

May 8, 1935 ~ September 10, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

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

8 Grandchildren:

Michele Gulley

Timothy Courter & wife Melissa

Alicia Courter

Tammy Filkins & husband Dave

Josh Hawkins & wife Jennifer

Katie Bonsack & Frank Akin

Jarrett Bonsack

Kyle Bonsack

12 GreatGrandchildren:

Kolton Gulley

Gage Clark

Jaden Courter

Laney Courter

Kaylyn Courter

Brinley Montgomery

Adyson Filkins

Selena Filkins

Antonio Filkins

Jonah Filkins

Westyn Hawkins

Lily 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.

For more information or to send online condolences please visit www.mortonjohnstonfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to Charles' family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 12, 2020

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Masonic Service
Saturday
September 12, 2020

1:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

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