M.J. Edwards Sr. (Courtesy photo)

Services for Monroe James Edwards Sr., the owner of M.J. Edwards Funeral Home, begin with visitation services today (March 20) and conclude with a celebration of his life at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church on Friday.

Mr. Edwards passed away at his home last Thursday. He was 92.

J.S. Edwards, Edwards’ father, moved the family to Orange Mound. In those days, residents referred to the community as “Orange Mound, Tennessee.”

Mr. Edwards’ father, J.S. Edwards, bought Davis Funeral Home, along with some partners, and the name was changed to Victory Funeral Home in 1947. J.S. Edwards died in 1966.

VISITATION TIMES & LOCATIONS – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019

  • 10:00 A.M. – Noon
  1. J. EDWARDS STAGE ROAD CHAPEL

4445 STAGE RD.

MEMPHIS, TN 38128

901.791.9700

  • 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  1. J. EDWARDS WHITEHAVEN CHAPEL

5494 ELVIS PRESLEY BLVD.

MEMPHIS, TN 38116

901.332.3164

  • 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH

710 FORREST CIR.

COLDWATER, MS 38618

VISITATION TIMES & LOCATIONS – THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

  • 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
  1. J. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME

1165 AIRWAYS BLVD

MEMPHIS, TN 38114

901.327.9360

  • 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH

2407 DOUGLASS AVE.

MEMPHIS, TN 38114

FUNERAL SERVICE – FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

11:00 A.M.

NEW SALEM M.B. CHURCH

2237 S. PARKWAY E.

MEMPHIS, TN 38114

INTERMENT

MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY

5668 POPLAR AVE.

MEMPHIS, TN 38119