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James Burton "Jimbo" Edwards

November 19, 1960 ~ May 28, 2018 (age 57)

Mr. James Burton “Jimbo” Edwards, 57 of Calhoun, died Monday, May 28, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer.


Mr. Edwards was born in Gordon County on November 19, 1960, son of Robbie Jean Beets Edwards and the late James Earl Edwards. He attended Red Bud School, and was a farmer most of his adult life. He had lived the greater part of his life in Gordon County.


Survivors include his children, Terri Lynn Edwards and her wife Michelle Cagle Edwards, Brittney Anabel Edwards, Chris James Edwards, Austin Dakota Edwards, Jesse James Edwards, and Samantha, Ashley, and Ronald; his mother, Robbie Jean Beets Edwards; his companion, Shirley Hancock; sister, Anita Jean Lumpkin; brothers, Willard Edwards, David Edwards, Joseph Edwards, and Charles Edwards; grandchildren, Cati Beth and Ryker Edwards; along with nieces, nephews, and other relatives.


Funeral services for Mr. James Burton “Jimbo” Edwards will be conducted Wednesday, May 30th at 3:00 PM, from House of Prayer Baptist Church, with Rev. Daniel Brown and Rev. Gary Quarles officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memorial Park. Pallbearers serving will include Roy Pierce, Terri Lynn Edwards, Dustin Edwards, Nicholas Edwards, Jesse Pickle, Dave Pass, and Eddie Pass.


The family will receive friends at House of Prayer Baptist Church, 3840 Dews Pond Road, Calhoun, on Wednesday, May 30th, from 10:30 AM until the funeral hour of 3:00 PM. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made on the funeral home website obituary page to assist the family with the final expenses.


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Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.



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