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James (Jim) Edens, 69, Bethelridge, KY (1947-2016)

He was a Marines veteran and longtime employee of Tecumseh. He was of the Methodist faith. "Jim" loved farming and hunting. He was a native of Pulaski County, the son of the late Reece and Beulah Hendricks Edens. His wife, Doris Chadwell Edens, survives. He leaves five direct living descendants.
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James "Jim" Edens of Bethelridge, KY passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center. He was 69 years old.

Funeral services are 12pmCT/1pmET, Sunday, December 4, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, with Bro. Linville Hatter officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Springs Cemetery with military honors by the Casey County Honor Guard. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Saturday, December 3, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and will continue Sunday from 7amCT/8amET until funeral service.

James (Jim) Edens, 69, Bethelridge, KY (1947-2016)

Born September 17, 1947 in Pulaski County, KY, he was the son of the late Reece and Beulah Hendricks Edens. He died Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 69 years, two months, and 13 days.

He was a Marines veteran and longtime employee of Tecumseh. He was of the Methodist faith. "Jim" loved farming and hunting.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Doris Chadwell Edens, whom he married July 1, 1967 and the following:
    A son: Brian Edens of Bethelridge, KY
  • A daughter: Tammy (and Jeff) Spears of Bethelridge, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Caria Day and Brenden Reece Edens

  • Great-grandchild: Raylee Day

  • Brother: Benny Ray (and Teresa) Edens of Biloxi, MS

  • And sister: Julia (and Ed) Brown of Lexington, KY
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Edens; and sister, Alice Gosser.

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In lieu of flowers; memorial contributions may be given to Toys for Children or charity of one's choice.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

This story was posted on 2016-12-01 17:02:46

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