Alton J. Edwards

Published 1:22 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Alton Jackson A.J. Edwards, 78, of Bratt, Fla., passed away on Tues., Aug. 9, 2022 in his home surrounded by family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Jackson Edwards and Lizzie Godwin Edwards; siblings, Alfred Edwards and James Edwards, Sharon Zettlemoyer and Marilyn Branch; and son in law, Ray Hodgins.

He is survived by his wife of more than 57 years, Willie Jean Gilman Edwards; brothers, Carlton Edwards and Bernie (Debora) Edwards; children, Cindy Hodgins, Tracy Edwards, Della Rydzowski and Wade (Brandi) Edwards; grandchildren, Steven Rydzowski, Ally Edwards, Alyse (Ben) Idell, Taylor Hodgins, Braxton Edwards, Kaylee Hodgins, Bradi Edwards, Jackson Edwards, Nathan Hodgins, Macy Edwards, Shelby and Sarah Rydzowski.

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Funeral services will be conducted at Petty Eastside Chapel in Atmore this Sat., Aug. 13, 2022. The viewing will be at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jim Stickle officiating. Graveside service to follow at Godwin Cemetery.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.