Edward "Uncle Pop" Charles, Jr., 81, a resident and native of Four Corners, LA, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 10:50 AM at his residence.
Edward was a Veteran United States Army, receiving an Honorable Discharge.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday April 22, 2016 from 8:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM at the St. John Baptist Church Four Corners, LA, the Rev. Dr. David Jones, Pastor will officiate. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Sorrel Community Cemetery in Sorrel.
Memories of Edward or Uncle Pop will forever remain in the hearts of his two sons, Aaron Perkins and his wife, Doretha of Midlothian, IL and Darryl and his wife, Glovenia Gilton of Country Club Hill, IL; two daughters, Caryl Maxwell and her husband Lloyd of Chicago, IL and Shartina Bridges and her husband, Donnie of Louisville, KY; three brothers, Roland Charles, Sr. and his wife, Mary Alice, and King Charles, Sr. and his wife Patricia all of Four Corners, LA and Leonard Ray Charles of Dallas, TX; five sisters, Martha Charles and Evelyn Simpson and her husband Donald, Doretha Turner, and Ellen Lewis and her husband, Barry all of Houston, TX and Verna Jennings and her husband, Percy of Chicago, IL; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who realizes that Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Williams Charles; his parents, Edward and Louretha A. Charles; four brothers, Roy Charles, Lawrence Charles, Sr., Percy Charles, Sr. and Joseph Charles, Sr. and two sisters, Doris Spencer and Delores Coleman.