James (Mickey) Edwards

March 21, 2023

James Edwards Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. James “Mickey” Edwards of Hugo, OK formerly of Paris, TX who went to be with his Lord March 21, 2023 in Medical City McKinney, McKinney, TX will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Paris, TX with Pastor Richard Jones eulogist.  Interment in Fairland Cemetery, Paris, TX  Viewing will be 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to service at the church.

Life Epitome: James Lee “Mickey” Edwards, was born on Oct. 16, 1966, in Detroit, Texas to the parentage of the late Hetrolia “Bruce” and the late Mamie Wade Edwards. He attended and completed his education at Delmar School District and graduated in 1985. Mickey joined church at an early age. He was employed by Hugo Housing Authority in Maintenance until his health began to decline. Through the years his hobbies included watching T.V., going to the drag races, hanging out with his friends, barbecuing/grilling, watching sports, and doing vehicle maintenance work. He was also a proud supporter of the Dallas Cowboys. James “Mickey” entered rest on March 21, 2023 at Medical City McKinney surrounded by siblings. Funeral services for 56 year old Mr. James Lee Edwards “Mickey” of Hugo, OK will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11 A.M. in Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 405 2nd St., NE Street, Paris, Texas with Pastor Richard Jones, eulogist. Interment will be in Fairland Cemetery, Paris, Texas under the direction of Citizens Funeral Home, 500 E. Church Street, Clarksville, Texas. Viewing will be Saturday, from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers-Charles Edwards and Hetrolia Edwards Jr.

Those left to cherish his memories are:

Son:  James Edwards of Houston, TX; Daughters: Sherona Harris of Arlington, TX and Nakeia Nassar of Oklahoma

Sisters:  Bennie (Rev. Billy)  Shepherd of Paris, TX, Maxine (Larry) Ellis of Brookston, TX, Joyce Milton of Paris, TX and Kimberly Battle of Wake Village, TX

Brothers:  Robert (Cora) Edwards of Tyler, TX, J.B. (Mary) Edwards of Longview, TX, and Frederick (Debra) Edwards of Paris, TX

Special Aunt:  Margaret Wade of Paris, TX

2 grandchildren, host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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