Mark Allen Edwards
Mark Allen Edwards departed this life the afternoon of May 4, 2022 at the age of 60. Mark was born in Henryetta, Oklahoma on June 1, 1961, to C.A. “Charles” and Gloria Oneta (Shatswell) Edwards. He married his high school sweetheart, Shelia (Puckett) Edwards on June 5, 1981 in Weleetka and fathered two children, Joshua Edwards and Lillard Edwards. Mark worked as a millwright for much of his life to provide for his family. He lived with his family in Weleetka the last twenty-five years and enjoyed deer hunting and fishing for crappie and catfish. Mark enjoyed the great outdoors and when not at home tending to his garden and chickens, frequently visited Weleetka lake.
Mark only recently learned that he had an advanced stage of cancer and shared the last days of his life with loved ones. He passed peacefully at his home in Weleetka surrounded by his family.
Predeceasing Mark were his parents, C.A. “Charles” and Oneta Edwards, and brothers Rocky Edwards, Morgan “Joe” Edwards, and Tony Edwards.
Mark is survived by his wife, Shelia Edwards of Weleetka; two sons, Lillard Edwards of Weleetka and Joshua (Amanda) Edwards of Ada; one grandson, Charlie Edwards of Weleetka; two brothers, Jimmy (Lois) Edwards of Hannah, and Eddie Edwards of Weleetka; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
A memorial service honoring the life and memories of Mark is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022 at the First Baptist Church in Weleetka