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EDWARDS, Mary Katheryn (Murphy), Jun 21, 1920 - Nov. 17, 1994 (daughter of Clarence H. & Kate (King) Murphy; wife of J.T. Edwards).

Mrs. Katheryn Murphy Edwards, 74, a resident of Circle Drive in Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, Nov 17, 1994, in Hillview Health Care following an extended illness. Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday at Locust Street Church of Christ with Tommy Hagewood and Danny Douglas officiating. Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m., and 6-8 p.m., Friday at Williams Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Columbia Academy. She was a native of Maury County, the daughter of the late Clarence Hayes and Kate King Murphy. She was the wife of J.T. Edwards Sr. of Mt. Pleasant. She was a homemaker, a member of Mt. Pleasant Home Demonstration Club, Maury Regional Hospital Auxiliary and Locust Street Church of Christ. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one daughter, Marilyn Dennison of Nashville; two sons, David M. Edwards of Mt. Pleasant and John T. Edwards Jr. of Germantown; four sisters, Ann Marie Gibson of Columbia, Sara Ellen Murphy, Dorothy M. Edwards and Carolyn Douglas, all of Mt. Pleasant; three grandchildren, Renee Edwards McKnight of Columbia, John David Edwards of Mt. Pleasant and Katheryn Renee Dennison of Nashville; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Hayes Murphy. Pallbearers will be Jerry Douglas, Neal Gibson, Hendley Edwards, Harry Edwards Jr., William Edwards, Paul Edwards, John David Edwards and Kyle Thomas.
The Columbia Daily Herald, Thursday, Nov. 17, 1994. Submitted by Judy B. Forgos, 8/14/2009