Death Notices

Edward Franklin Price
June 17, 1945 – March 6, 2022

priceMr. Edward Franklin Price, age 76 of Jonesboro, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022 following a period of declining health. Mr. Price was born in Freeport, Texas and was a graduate of Ouachita Parish High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war. Mr. Price was an accomplished police officer serving the Jonesboro and the Hodge police departments for many years. He then relocated to Raymond, Mississippi where he was elected Chief of Police for Raymond where he eventually retired from that position and returned to Jonesboro. He enjoyed belonging to shooting clubs and fishing as his recreation. The greatest joy that he had in life was spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Kimberly Guin and husband Burt, Duane Price and wife Carla, Keith Price and wife Alisa; grandchildren, Kayln Stropes and husband Ben, Waylon Price, Kelsey Hicks, Ryan Chapman and wife Raegan, Leah Chapman, Bailey Chapman; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Randy Price and wife Francis; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Mr. Price was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra L. Price; granddaughter, Casey Marie Price, grandson, Azden Joe Hicks; parents, Robert Franklin and Jessie Lee (Harrell) Price; sister, Pat Sabo; second wife Heather Price.

Funeral services will be held 3:00PM Wednesday in the Edmonds Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larry Carr officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories in Jonesboro under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Honoring Mr. Price by serving as pallbearers are Mark Sabo, Terry Carr, Randy Price, Jr, Waylon Price, Matt Vail and Kenny Price.

Kevin Al Pardue
February 13, 1950 – March 4, 2022

pardueKevin Al Pardue, age 72 of Paradis, passed from this life into the next on Friday, March 4, 2022. Kevin grew up in Weston, Louisiana and graduated from Weston High School. He married his sweetheart, Pamela Rentz, on August 7, 1970 and they were blessed with 51 years of marriage. Kevin was always a hard working man that loved his family dearly. In his younger days, you might find Kevin out enjoying the great outdoors doing some hunting and fishing when he found an opportunity to take a break.

Those left to cherish Kevin’s memory is his loving wife, Pamela Sue (Rentz) Pardue; daughter, Amanda Sue (Pardue) Maxwell; son, Reginald Dwight Pardue and wife, Melissa Dawn (Kelly) Pardue; grandson, Bailey Mason Pardue; brother, Ronnie Fields Pardue and wife, Bettie (Rentz) Pardue; nephews, Ki Fields Pardue, Ellie Randal Pardue; niece, Olivia Suzanne Carson; a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dwight Fields and Violet Christine (Wyatt) Pardue; son in law, Mathew Maxwell.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home chapel from 11:00am until time of funeral service. Funeral services are set to begin at 1:00pm with Reverend Bill Staples officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery under the direction of Southern-Edmonds Funeral Home.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Stilez Shea Carson, Skyler Carson, Bailey Pardue, Ellie Pardue.


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