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William Herbert Edwards

February 9, 1931 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 90)


Mr. William Herbert Edwards (Herbert), age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, from complications of Covid-19.  He was a beloved husband, father, brother, and friend.

Herbert was born on February 19, 1931, in Cleveland, Georgia, a son of William J. and Fannie Sears Edwards.  He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers T. W. Fisher, Corbett Edwards, and Claude Edwards; father-in-law and mother-in-law, the Reverend Percy and Tannie Roberts Allen; sister-in-law Hazel McCollum Fisher; and brother-in-law Andrew Helton.

Herbert received many blessings from God and is survived by his loving wife of 68 years (they celebrated their 68th anniversary September 6, 2021), Barbara Allen Edwards, daughter Margie N. Edwards, and twin sons, Kerry W. and Terry H. Edwards, all of Clarkesville; sister Clara Lee Helton of Cleveland; sister-in-law Phoebe McConnell Edwards of Demorest; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; and special friends Joan and Trinidad Gonzalez of Cleveland.

Herbert was retired the past 25 years from Schnadig Corporation where he put in 43 years of dedicated service.  In his spare time, Herbert enjoyed woodworking, gardening, repairing his and his friends’ vehicles, and traveling.

There are no public services planned at this time to help control the spread of Covid-19. A private family burial will be held at the Habersham Cemetery, Demorest, Georgia, later.

Herbert loved his grand-dogs and the family cats; for those who wish, Herbert’s family is asking that donations in his memory be made to the Habersham County Animal Care & Control at 4231 Toccoa Highway, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville.  706-754-6256

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