Allen Eugene "Gene" Edwards
May 19, 1918 ~ May 8, 2015
Rogers, Arkansas
Allen “Gene” Edwards, died May 8, 2015 in Rogers. He was
born May 19, 1918 in Blue Mountain, Mississippi to George and
Clara Edwards.

He was a faithful member of Rogers First Assembly and served
as an honorary greeter for many years.  Everyone that attended
the church would meet him at the door and were met with a
friendly handshake and a warm “how you doing this morning.”

In his younger years, Gene worked in the CCC camps in
Mississippi, was a diesel mechanic, farmer and plumber but his
best role was “Papaw Gene” to his many grandchildren and great
grandchildren.  He will be long remembered and missed very
much by those who knew and loved him well.

Gene is survived by two sons, Robert Edwards of Rogers, Stan
Edwards and wife, Cordelia of Rogers; and one daughter,
Patricia Newsom and husband, John of Memphis, TN; He was
the oldest of 12 children and is survived by three sisters,
Paulene Reed, of Ashflat, AR, Maxine Richardson of Texarkana,
AR, Jeanette Smith of Blythville, AR; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-
grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00pm, Monday, May 11,
2015 at Rogers First Assembly.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, May 12,
2015 at Tucks Chapel Cemetery with Danny Cheney officiating.
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