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Edgar Pelham

January 5, 1936 March 7, 2024
Edgar Pelham
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Obituary for Edgar Pelham


On the morning of Thursday, March 7, 2024, Edgar Pelham made his peaceful transition into God's resting place.

Edgar was born on January 5, 1936, to Arthur Randolph Pelham and Annie Mae Pelham in Melrose, Florida. He graduated from Central Academy High School (Palatka, Florida) in 1954. Edgar enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 8, 1955, serving his country honorably and faithfully for well over 20 years. He retired on June 30, 1981, at the rank Staff Sergeant. Edgar later held positions at Lee State Prison in Leesburg, GA and Turner Job Corps in Albany, GA. Edgar retired from Aspire Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (Albany, GA) in 1999.

On July 12, 1962, Edgar married the love of his life, Mrs. Ruby Lee Williams-Pelham. They were married for 38 years until the Lord called her home on October 31, 2000. Edgar was a member of Cutliff Grove Baptist Church and later Christ Harvest Missionary Baptist Church until his health began to fail.

Edgar was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Randolph and Annie Mae Pelham; One Sister - Edna Pelham Ashford Perry, and two Brothers - James Pelham and Willie Randolph Pelham.

Edgar leaves to cherish his memories: one daughter Ginger Pelham Nickerson (Luvern "Nick" Nickerson) of Albany, GA and one son Kenneth Miles (Christine) of Ocala, FL; four grandchildren - Mychal Pelham (O'tessa), Albany, GA, Jason Nickerson, Atlanta, GA, Michael Nickerson, Chicago, IL and Kenya Miles Lipsey (Jeremy) Lithonia, GA; six great grandchildren - Kizzie Nickerson, Jace Nickerson, Mylah Pelham, Kensli Lipsey, Kali Lipsey and Dallas Lipsey; two sisters - Lettie Anderson and Francis McGinnis of Melrose, FL; two brothers Solomon Pelham (Cassandra) of El Paso, TX and Gregory Pelham (Valerie) of Alachua, FL; ten sisters-in-law - Omia Pelham of El Paso, Tx, Deborah Pelham of Hastings, FL., Ann Floyd of Youngstown, OH, Pearl Loyd (Tommy) of El Paso, Tx, Rose Horton of Detroit, MI, Helen Williams, Lila Stafford, and Velma Scott of Camilla, GA, Leola Robinson (James) of Albany, GA, Kathryn Sapp of Leesburg, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives,

Further information: Meadows Funeral Home of Albany Inc. 315 South Madison St. Albany, GA 31701 Office (229) 439-2262   Fax (229) 439-9290 https://meadowsofalbany.com

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16

Mar

11:00 AM 3/16/2024 11:00:00 AM
Victory of Albany

3250 Sylvester Road
Albany, GA 31705

Victory of Albany
3250 Sylvester Road Albany 31705 GA
United States

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St. Mary's Baptist Church Final Resting Place

6829 St. Mary's Road
Baconton, GA 31716

6829 St. Mary's Road Baconton 31716 GA
United States
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