Ludie Leroy Edwards

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This information was gathered and shared by Pat Bishop, descendent of Laura Avery Warmath.


Ludie Leroy Edwards 2-24-1915 to 8-22-2001

parents: Lee Milton Edwards and Flora Dell Edwards (nee Warmath)

paternal grandparents: William & Nannie Edwards

maternal grandparents: Laura Avery Warmath and Sid Warmath

siblings: 1917-Florence Edwards (McCall); c.1918-Thomas Brown Edwards; c.1921-Albert Thurman Edwards; c.1923-Walter Travis Edwards

married in Dec. 1935 to Reba Ann Lundy

children: Carolyn Joyce Edwards; Roy Neil Edwards

Roy Neil Edwards born 11-30-1941 in Lakeland, FL, and died c. 1980 in Lakeland. He married Nancy Hickman and their children included Lisa Edwards (who married Jimmy Ogle), Beth Ann Edwards, and daughter Jan Edwards.

The Florida death index shows a Reba Ann Edwards born 12-4-1911 and died 12-22-1987 in Polk County, FL (Lakeland is in Polk County).

L.L. Edwards died in August 2001 of internal bleeding.

Possible family of Reba Ann Lundy Edwards

(I worked backwards from the 1930 census, where the birthplace of the first four kids is shows to be GA):

1910 census, Tift County, GA, Militia Dist. 1314, Old Union Road: Don L. Lundy, age 27, married 5 years, occupation: farmer. Wife Mary W, age 21, mother of 4, all 4 living. Daughter Mary E, age 4. Son Emmett L, age 3. Daughter Ila E, age 2. Son Howard T, age 11 months.

1920 census, Polk County, FL, Lakeland Ward 3, Georgia Ave: D.L. Lundy, age 37, born in GA of parents born in GA, occupation: taxi driver. Wife Mamie, age 34, born in GA of parents born in GA. Daughter Mary, age 14. Son Emmett, age 13. Daughter Ila, age 11. Son Howard, age 10. Daughter Reba, age 8, all born in GA.

1930 census, Polk County, Lakeland, S. Georgia Ave: Donald L. Lundy, 45, farmer, born in GA of parents born in GA. His wife and first four children are all born in GA as well, but beginning with son Robert, the children are born in FL. Wife Maimie W, age 41, born in GA of parents born in GA. Daughter Mary E, age 24. Daughter Ila M, age 22. Son Howard J, age 20. Daughter A. Reba, age 18. Son Robert D., age 9 (born in FL). Son J. Edwin, age 5. Son Alvin R, age 5