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Jacoby "Lil Coby" Jawan Edwards

June 5, 2000 — July 6, 2021

"The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever."Psalm 23:1-6 KJV

Time to be born: Jacoby J. Edwards was born June 5, 2000, the son of Shantell Richard and Franco Edwards.

Time to Die: He fell asleep July 6, 2021, at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.

Time to Love: Jacoby loved his children, family, and friends. He went over and beyond to demonstrate his love.

Time to build: Jacoby professed his faith in Christ at an early age at the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Having an unconditional love for God, he served on the usher board and sung in the choir; he also helped out with morning devotion on youth day.

Time to Earn: Jacoby worked for Brace Scaffold builder and also AVCON hydroelectric cleaning tanks with high power.

Time for Education: Jacoby attended Parker Chapel School until the 11th grade; he also played football and basketball. You would assume he was an assistant by his actions; Jacoby graduated from El Dorado High School.

He was preceded in death by one brother Cornelius Tykeen Edwards, great-grandmother Viola Hart, and Idera Roberson, great grandfather Jimmy Hart and Jerry Ray Roberson, Grandfather Daryl J. Miller and Martell Richard great grandmother Julia Richard, great grandfather Earsha Bell Richard, great grand Geraldine Miller, and a very special cousin Joseph Ray Phillip.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: one daughter Avaley Edwards, two sons Kannon Edwards Kristian Edwards, and one extraordinary son Aceyn Greene all of El Dorado, Arkansas, his loving mother Shantell Richard, and loving father Franco Edwards, three brothers Chazare Roberson, Franco Edwards Jr. Christopher Johnson of El Dorado, Arkansas. Three sisters Kyla Richard, Ashanti Edwards, Shaquetta Edwards of El Dorado, Arkansas. Grandmother Nancy Edwards and Linda Miller, grandfather Carlee Edwards a very special uncle, Jerry Wayne Roberson, all of El Dorado, Arkansas. A host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, and Nephews that will miss him dearly.

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

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