Clarence was born at Baywood, Virginia, to the late Connie Patrick Edwards and Carrie Edwards
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from General Motors with 30 years service. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Versie Roberts Edwards. Versie died in August 7, 1993, after a long battle with cancer
Surviving, wife, Mariko Marshall Edwards of Hillsviile, VA; daughter, Nanci E. MacMillian of Milford, New Hampshire; three grandchildren, Erica C. Moody of Bellows Fall, Vermont, Sidney Low III of Winter Port Maine and Ariana Low Marchesini of Bel Air, Calif; stepdaughter and husband, Jeanette (Marshall) and husband Bruce of Fairfax, VA; step-grandchildren, Lindsay Hill of Austin, TX and Jessica Temple of Huntersville, NC; one brother, John Mack Edwards of Independence, VA, two sisters, Edna Roberts of Independence, VA and Ruby Bowman of Louisville, KY; several nieces and nephews also survive
Funeral service Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until time for the funeral service. Minister Bruce A. Black and Ricky Edwards will officiate.
Interment to follow in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Pine Mountain Community, Independence, VA, with military ries by Hillsville VFW Post 1115