Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.
PO Box 46
Monticello, Georgia 31064
Charles Emory Edwards, age 77, of Monticello, died Monday, January 17, 2011, at the
Macon Northside Hospital in Macon.
Charles Edwards was born in Elberton, Georgia to the late Clark and Jewette Webb
Edwards. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict and retired after
30 years of service as a Colonel. After retiring from the Air Force in 1986, Charles
Edwards moved to Monticello. He loved to farm and garden. Daughter, Lou Ann
Edwards, preceded him in death. Also, brother and sisters, Larkin Clark Edwards, III,
Charlotte Edwards Cleveland, and Jackie Edwards Terlaje, all preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Bob Edwards of Monticello; children and spouses,
Charles, Jr. and Veronica Edwards of Houston, Texas, Jenis Edwards and Henry Creagh
of Loganville, Michael and Angela Edwards of Leavenworth, Kansas, and Jason and Jill
Edwards of Atlanta; grandchildren, Jennifer Welch, Christina Edwards, Natalie Edwards,
Candice Edwards, Charles Emory “Trey” Edwards, III, Caroline Edwards, and Ryan
Emory Edwards; great grandchildren, Maya Welch, and Walden Welch; sisters and
brother-in-law, Dorothy Drennan and Carolyn and Marian McMullen, all of Elberton;
and brother and sister-in-law, James and Lee Edwards of Alexandria, Virginia.
A private family graveside service will be held Sunday, January 23, 2011, at 2:00 P.M. at
West View Cemetery in Monticello. Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Fisher House Foundation.
Donations can be made online at www.fisherhouse.org, or mailed to 111 Rockville Pike,
Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850, in memory of Col. (Ret) Charles Emory Edwards, Sr.
The Fisher House provides a home away from home for military families to be close to a
loved one during hospitalization for an illness, disease, or injury.