December 18, 2013

Matthew David Edwards

— Mr. Matthew David Edwards, 20, of Dalton, departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.

Matthew was born June 27, 1993, in Dalton.

He was preceded in death by his papaws, Lamar Pierce and Vernon Edwards.   

He is survived by his parents, David Edwards and Anita Vick; stepparents, Jeffery Vick and Kelly Fauscett; sister, Jade Edwards; grandparents, Sue and Howard Dockery of Dalton, Sally Lybrand of Chattanooga and Kim Spann of Calhoun; uncles, Gary Pierce of Dalton and Joseph Edwards of Calhoun; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.  

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Matthew David Edwards will be Friday at 1 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Ronald Guffey officiating.

He will be laid to rest in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m. today.

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Funeral Homes, Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.