Obituary: Effie J. Edwards of Timpson

Effie J. Edwards, 89, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Garrison, Texas. She was born on December 30, 1925 in the Stockman Community of Shelby County, the daughter of Taylor Smith and Sally Samford Smith. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015 from 3:00 Pm until 5:00 Pm at Taylor Funeral Home in Timpson. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2:00 Pm in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mrs. Edwards is survived by her daughters: Delores Jennine McFadden of Garrison, Janis Kay Gregston of Nacogdoches and Mary Kathy Myers of Nacogdoches; grandchildren: Jeffrey Lynn Burleson, Shannon Eugene Clifton, Steven Shane Clifton, Stacey Lynn Coats and Stephanie Lynn Shipp; great-grandchildren: Airiel Jasmine Burleson Heth, Heather Sue Burleson Arvello, Joshua Allen Eddins, Jonathan Wayne Shipp, Jacob Ryan Eddins, Shelby Clifton, Donna Clifton, Ashley Clifton, Kile Clifton, Lacey Clifton and Lillie Rose Clifton; and by great-great-granddaughter: Courtney Eddins. She is also survived by other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Taylor and Sally Smith, her husband, Jake Edwards, her son, Kenneth Edwards, by her brothers, Troy Smith, Clarence Smith, and Dalton Smith, and her sister, Maude McDonald.

Arrangements are under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home of Timpson. To convey condolences or to sign an online register please visit

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