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2522 E. Broadway
P. O. Box 722
Forrest City, AR 72335
Phone: (870) 633-8135
Fax: 870-633-8136
Roosevelt  Edmonds

Roosevelt Edmonds

Saturday, December 21st, 1929 - Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Clay Funeral Home
P. O. Box 722
2522 East Broadway
Forrest City, AR 72336
(870)633-8135


Mr. Roosevelt Edmonds, 89 of Forrest City, died Friday, August 9th, 2019, at Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City, AR.

Mr. Edmonds was born December 21st, 1929 in West Helena AR, to the late Mr.Theodore Edmonds and the late Mrs. Mary Alice Hunter Edmonds.

Survivors are spouse, Mrs. Dorothy Edmonds, of Forrest City, his children, Mr. Kenneth Edmonds of Tulsa, OK, and Mr. Tony Edmonds of Memphis, TN, siblings Mrs. Apolis Bailey of Forrest City, AR and Mrs. Nellye Lathon of Clarksville, TN.

The Funeral Service for Mr. Roosevelt Edmonds will be 2:00pm Saturday, August 17th, at First Baptist Church on Cross St., Forrest City, AR. Interment will be in Casteel Cemetery, Forrest City, Arkansas.

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm - 5:00pm Friday, August 16th, 2019, at CLAY FUNERAL HOME, 2522 East Broadway, Forrest City.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.clayfuneralhomeinc.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 16th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 16th, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    CLAY FUNERAL HOME
    Address
    2522 East Broadway
    FORREST CITY, AR 72335
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church-
    Address
    306 East Cross St.
    FORREST CITY, AR 72335
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  • Interment

    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 |
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019
    Location
    Casteel Cemetery
    Address
    Hwy 70 West
    FORREST CITY, AR
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Shirley Williams Thorn

Posted at 07:03pm
Edmonds family, Thinking of you at this very sad time, with thoughts and prayers. Mr. Edmonds loved attending Moton Schools reunions which was held every other year in Marianna, Arkansas. My father, Wenston, along with the Woodson brothers (Henry, Johnnie) Smith Harris, Isaiah Jones, just naming a few. He loved his community his will be missed. His memories will forever be in your hearts

Peggy Wright

Posted at 08:44pm
To Mrs. Edmonds,
Forrest City has lost another true legacy. Mr. Roosevelt was a soldier who fought for the rights of all. He will be remembered. My prayers are with you and the family.

Peggy Robinson Wright and Family
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Delores Farr Morelon - MGNAAI

Posted at 05:08pm
“A word of comfort and of hope, that in your deepest sorrow, you will find new strength and peace of mind and courage for tomorrow.” Please know that you are in our prayers.

Sending condolences to the family of Roosevelt Edmonds on behalf of The Lincoln High School - Maroon & Gold National Alumni Association, Inc. (MGNAAI), Forrest City, Arkansas. Mr. Edmonds was a member of the Lincoln High School Class of 1950.
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