Alvin Edwards

Monday, July 13, 2015

Alvin DeWayne Edwards, age 90, of Manila, passed away Saturday July 11, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Illinois, he was the son of the late Homer and Pearl Windham Edwards. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, and also served in the U. S. Army in the Korean War. Mr. Edwards was a retired roofer, and had been a Manila resident for the past 15 years.

Survivors include his brother, Roland Edwards of Rockford, Ill.

A graveside funeral service will be 10am Tuesday July 14, 2015 at the Manila Cemetery with Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. The family will receive visitors from 9-9:30 Tuesday morning at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. Guest register at