Matthew Junior Edmonds

Published 2:55 pm Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Matthew Junior Edmonds, 74 of Saxe, entered eternal rest on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Chase City Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Edmonds was born in Saxe, VA on January 25, 1945 to the late Eddie Edmonds and Inez Edmonds Lambert. He attended the schools of Charlotte County, later attending a vocational school where he studied plumbing. Mr. Edmonds was a member of First Baptist Church in Wylliesburg, and a veteran of the United States Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Boswell Edmonds; his stepfather, Wirt Lambert; three brothers, James, Charlie and Marion, and three sisters, Margaret McCargo, Hattie Harris, and Irma Marylena Edmonds.

Cherishing his memories are one son, Dwayne Matthew Edmonds of Newark, NJ; grandchildren; two brothers, Jerome Edmonds (Lenora) of Richmond and Fred Edmonds (Mary) of Drakes Branch; one sister, Gail Winn (Joseph) of Saxe; one sister-in-law, Linda Edmonds; one brother-in-law, Grafton McCargo, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Funeral services for Matthew Junior Edmonds were conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home, Chase City with Rev. John Craighead officiating. Burial followed in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Drakes Branch.

Arrangements were by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Chase City. Online condolences may be expressed at www.harrisfhc. com.