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Obituary, Charity Edwards, 86, Columbia, KY

Mrs. Edwards was a member of a prominent West Adair County Family. She was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and a homemaker

Charity Edwards, 86, a resident of Summit Manor Health & Rehab passed away Saturday, May 23, 2009 at 5:10CT at Westlake Regional Hospital, Columbia, KY.

Funeral service Monday, May 25, 2009 at 3:30 P. M. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Steve Coffey the officiating clergy. Interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, 1640 Keltnertown Road, Columbia, KY Milltown/Keltner community of Adair Co., KY. Visitation will be after 1:00pmCT, Monday, May 25, 2009 at the funeral home.

She was the daughter of the late Cassius and Ina River Coomer Coffey and the widow of Dallas Aaron Edwards who preceded her in death on May 11, 1989.

Survived by the following:
  • One son: Jimmy Edwards, Russell Springs, KY

  • One brother: Clavis Coffey, Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Pearl Bennett, Columbia, KY

  • And several nieces, nephews & a host of other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by the following brothers and sisters: Earl Coffey, Ural Coffey, Elroy Coffey, Garon Coffey, Joe Coffey, Raymond Coffey, Avis Coffey and Margie Corbin.

She was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery and may be made at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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