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Delphia J. (Jackie) Edwards, 92, Edmonton, KY (d. Oct. 18, 2012)

She was a beloved member of the Metcalfe County Library staff for many years, the widow of Cebie Edwards, and the matriarch of a large, highly regarded Metcalfe County, KY family. She leaves 28 direct living descendants. She was a member of the Edmonton Baptist Church

Delphia Jane (Jackie) Edwards age 92 of Edmonton, KY, died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital, Glasgow, KY.

Funeral services will be held 2:30pmCT, Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Edmonton Baptist Church, 208 Dunham Street, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the Missionary Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2pm-8pmCT and after 9amCT, Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, until service time. She was the daughter of the late Jessie Boone and Mollie Berry Sherfey.

She was preceded in death by her husband Cebrun Edwards. Jackie was retired from the Metcalfe County Library and a member of the Edmonton Baptist Church.

Jackie was a loving Mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Cebie (Carolyn) Edwards of Edmonton, KY; and Rodney (Judy) Edwards of Bowling Green, KY

  • One daughter: Jane (Joe) Byrd of Glasgow, KY

  • Seven grandchildren. Shawn (Jamie) Edwards of Edmonton, KY; Bethany (Jay) Garmon of Russell Springs, Ky: Andrea Anderson, Eric Edwards and Melanie (Jeremy) Franklin all of Bowling Green. KY; and Jon Jay (Holly) Byrd of Alvaton and Mollie (Wesley) Wilson of Glasgow. KY

  • Eighteen great grandchildren: Shauna, Kaytlyn, Blake, Cooper, Piper, Dylan, Hallie, Jay Lee, Drake, Zoie, Deaken, Aiden, Aizlynn, Addy, Alex, Abigail, Allie Grace and Annabelle.
Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrrangements.

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