Phillip Edwards

Phillip Jerome Edwards

Wednesday October 7, 1964 - Monday September 9, 2019
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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding; Proverbs 3:5.

Acknowledging that it is necessary to change one’s heart, Phillip J. Edwards walked faithfully, trusting and believing that God is able do all things. There was nothing that he couldn’t hope and believe God for. Therefore, when he was summoned on Monday morning, September 9, 2019, he hastened to the call of the Almighty God with eagerness.

Born to Thelma and the late John Edwards, Sr., on October 7, 1964, Phillip was reared in Camden, New Jersey, and later moved to Charleston, South Carolina. He completed his education in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also served in the United States Army. His journey was at times compromising and yielded to unfavorable challenges, yet by the grace and mercy of God, he made a decision. This decision led him to Greenville, South Carolina, where he met his love, Alberta Wilson Edwards. Though the duration of their marriage would seem to be a short time to some, because it was ordained and part of a master plan, this time was full and rewarding and gratifying to the Glory of God.

Phillip was first introduced to the power of the Holy Ghost while attending Faith in Action in North Charleston, SC. After moving to Greenville, he soon met a man who would play a huge role in mentoring and leading him to become the servant and Gospel messenger of the Kingdom of God. Jerry Wilson became his pastor at that moment and Phillip served faithfully under his leadership. Though his message was not delivered from the pulpit, it was presented in
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday September 12, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Thursday September 12, 2019 3:00pm
    Watkins, Garrett & Woods Mortuary
    1011 Augusta Street
    GREENVILLE, SC 29605
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  • Interment

    Private Burial
    Private, unknown
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Irene Hamilton

Posted at 11:11am
Sending my prayers and condolences to the Wilson and Edwards family in the loss of your loved one, may God bless you all and give you strength during this time of bereavement. Irene and Rose Hamilton

Comcast BSC Family

Posted at 02:15pm
With deepest sympathy,
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Tony Dillard

Posted at 12:15pm
May God provide healing and unity.
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Sally, Debbie, Lana & families

Posted at 08:07pm
Alberta, our love and deepest sympathy to you.
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