Joseph Lenwood Edmondson

Published 8:06 pm Friday, October 1, 2021

Mr. Joseph Lenwood Edmondson, 77, of LaGrange, passed away on Sept. 29, 2021. Mr. Edmondson was born on Dec. 1, 1943, in Newnan, Georgia to the late Joseph Lenwood Edmondson, Sr. and Martha Elizabeth Cates Edmondson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother.

During his working years, he was a Salesman for Firestone, worked for ProPack and was an Insurance Salesman. In his later years, he ministered to families while working for Hunter Allen Myhand Funeral Home in LaGrange and McCarthy Funeral Home in West Point. Mr. Edmondson was a faithful member of the Second Baptist Church of LaGrange for over forty years where he served as a Deacon and a Sunday School Teacher for twenty years. He was an avid Braves fan, loved football, and loved to travel.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, “His Bride”, Grace Collins Edmondson; son, Michael Joseph Edmondson and his wife Shannon; brother, Robert “Bob” Edmondson; sister, Sally Howard; extended family, church family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Georgia.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1 p.m until service hour.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in honor of Mr. Edmondson to Second Baptist Church, 304 Fair Street, LaGrange, Georgia, 30241 or to the charity of your choice.

Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 706-884-5626.