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Elbert "June Bug" Edwards, Sr.

July 1, 1941 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Elbert "June Bug" Edwards, Sr. Obituary

Elbert Edwards, Sr., affectionately known as “June Bug”, transitioned on December 5, 2023.

Elbert was born on July 1, 1941, to Evelyn Edwards. Elbert was raised committed to the Catholic Faith. He attended Little Flower Academy in Monroe, Louisiana 71202. He graduated in 1959. He married Fannie Dell Bishop in November of 1961.

Elbert always had a fondness for westerns, drinking coffee, listening to Janice Joplin, and dancing to the latest tunes.

He is survived by: children, Carrie Newman, Monroe, Sheila Edwards, Monroe, Shara Davis (Carl), TX, Diana Lewis (Rovance), Slidell, LA, Elbert Edwards, Jr. (Lashonda), TX, Paula (George) Egill, TX; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Dell Edwards; mother, Evelyn Edwards; and his great-grandmother, Mattie “Ms. Sweet” Churchill.

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December 15, 2023

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1901 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202

Funeral Service
December 16, 2023

2:00 PM
Jackson Street Church of Christ
1103 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71202

December 16, 2023

Richwood Memorial Gardens
2705 Richwood Road #2
Monroe, LA 71202


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