May 28, 2010
COLUMBUS — Eddie Will Topps, 74, died May 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. L.A. Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in New Baptist Temple Memorial Gardens. Visitation is today from noon-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Topps was born April 22, 1936, in Lowndes County to the late Pearlie and Ludell Gregory Topps. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, James Topps, Booker T. Topps, Johnny Topps, John Henry Topps, Willie James Topps, Annie Will Topps, Annie Will Smith, Kella Mae Brownlee, Rosie B. Field and Lavern Topps. He is survived by his sisters, Ethel Topps and Mary Thelm, both of Columbus, and Carrie Stevenson, of Twinsburg, Ohio.