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Saturday, October 1, 2016
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Memorial services for Johnny Pernell Edwards, 52, of Pittsburg, Texas will be held at 5:00 P.M., on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Pine Acres Missionary Baptist Church in Gilmer. Mr. Edwards passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Johnny was born on August 1, 1964 in Pittsburg to Charles and Patsy Duncan Edwards. He was a dispatcher for Pilgrim"s Pride. He was a very active church member at Pine Acres Missionary Baptist Church where he was a deacon. He was most known for his telling tall tales and practical jokes. Johnny loved spending time with his family and watching Star Trek, he also enjoyed barbecuing. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Meshelle Edwards; parents, Charles and Patsy Edwards; sons, Jim Edwards and Darren Edwards, all of Pittsburg; sister, Dona Edwards and wife Kirsten, of Austin; brother-in-law, Chris Wall, and numerous nieces and nephews. Johnny was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Taft and Dona Renshaw and Fred Edwards and his maternal grandparents, Welton and Flossie Duncan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cypress Basin Hospice, 207 Morgan St., Mt Pleasant, TX 75455. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer.