September 22, 2019

Mr. Gene Autry Edmondson

Mr. Gene Autry Edmondson was born December 18, 1949 in Heard County, Georgia to the parentage of the late, Calvin Boykin and Lucille Strickland.

He was reared by the late, Jim and Hassie Edmondson.

He was a 1968 graduate of Ethel W. Kight High School.

Gene was employed with Ford Motor Company of Detroit, Michigan for many years until his retirement.

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Gene departed this life at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia and entered into Eternal Rest.

He was preceded in death by four brothers: William Strickland, Robert Strickland, Richard Strickland, and John Strickland.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Teri Clark Edmondson; one daughter, Tamika Truitt, Wayne, MI; two sons, Mitchell Williams, OH and Sergio Edmondson, Westland, MI; two grandsons, Jermar and Najee; one great granddaughter, Ry’leigh, all of Wayne, MI; four sisters, Elizabeth Ridgeway, LaGrange, GA; Leva (Johnnie) Thornton, Franklin, GA; Janice Cammon, Knoxville, TN; and Victoria Gardin, Detroit, MI; three brothers, Sam Cameron and Alfred Boykin, LaGrange, GA; and Jessie (Matilda) Strickland, Carrolton, GA; three aunts, Eula Darden, LaGrange, GA; Grace Allen, Inkster, MI and Rosa Austin, Atlanta, GA; one cousin, Henry Boykin, LaGrange, GA; a very special cousin and caregiver, Priscilla Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Antioch Baptist Church with the Pastor Tommie Gilbert and Dr. W. T. Edmondson officiating.

Lakes Dunson Robertson Funeral Home of Lagrange was in charge of the arrangements.

 

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