John LeRoy Edmonds
Posted By Sparta Live | August 29, 2002 12:00 am
John LeRoy Edmonds, 57, of New Mexico, formerly of White County, passed away Aug. 24, 2002.
Edmonds was born Feb. 16, 1945, in Seattle, Wash., to Hermon Dexter Edmonds and Bonnie Jean Edmonds.
He served in the U.S. Air Force and had been employed at Wagner Electric. Edmonds was also the minister of Grants Nazarene Church.
Edmonds was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Joel; and one son, John Paul.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Edmonds of New Mexico; two daughters, Yvonne “Bonnie” Klein of California and Nicole “Nikki” Matheney of Sparta; one sister, Carolyn Bedford of Texas; one brother Charles “Jeff” Edmonds of Alabama; six grandchildren, Kirk Selby, Christopher D. Blay, Cheyenne Matheney, Brianna Blay, Tristan Matheney and Sierra Matheney; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Aug. 30, 2002, at the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home with burial in Akins Cemetery in Cumberland County. Bro. Glenn Hensel will officiate.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.