Tommy Clyde Edwards
Published: Friday, August 16, 2013
Tommy Clyde Edwards, 79, of Newport, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 14, 2013.
He was a member of Newport Church of God and retired from Cherokee Textile Mills in Sevierville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents Seay and Bessie (Ball) Edwards, sisters Evelyn Gray, Irene Shelton, Ghena Ruth Edwards, and Jackie Freeland; and brother, Glenn Seay Edwards.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Frances (Cureton) Edwards, children Linda Blazer (Donnie), Steve Edwards, Michael Edwards (Tami), and Christy Fowler (Jamie); grandchildren Lyticha Jennings (Shawn), Derek Blazer (Sherry), Sara Johnson (Michael), Julia Seay (the late Dwayne), Andrew Brackins, Patricia Edwards, Anthony Edwards, and Brittney Catlett; special aunt Patricia Hall; sisters Louise Click (Sheryl), Wanda Vanetter (Kenny), and Helen Ann Haun; brother-in-law Billy Shelton; seventeen great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.
The family would like to say a special "Thank you" to Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services were held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2013, at Newport Church of God with Pastor Craig Cutshaw officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, in Union Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at Newport Church of God prior to the funeral services.
Family and friends may sign the guest register online at www.manesfuneralhome.com.
Manes Funeral Home in charge
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