Obit: John Edmonds

Obit: John Edmonds

May 2nd, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Tennessee

JASPER John Barnett Edmonds, 86, died Friday, April 29, 2011.Son of the late John Emmett and Estelle Barnette Edmonds, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ellen Moody Edmonds; sisters, Louise Brewer and Rada Bell Ables.He was a Coast Guard veteran of WWII, a longtime electrician at Sequatchie Handleworks and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.Mr. Edmonds is survived by his daughter, Glenna Joyce (John) Gholston; son, Mark (Carla) Edmonds; grandchildren, Carla (Mark) Griffith, Paul (Windy) Gholston, Chris Edmonds, Cailey Edmonds; four great-grandchildren, Stephanie Layne, Brandon Layne, and Ruthie Mae Gholston and Laural Jean Gholston; several nieces and nephews.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Central on Tuesday, May 3, at Rogers Funeral Home.Interment in Lasater Cemetery.Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Central today at Rogers Funeral Home, in Jasper.Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.