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John B. Edwards Jr.

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A graveside service for John B. Edwards Jr., 78, of Winnsboro will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at Shady Grove Cemetery in Wood County with Bro. Danny Suiter officiating.

Interment will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro.

Mr. Edwards died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009.

He was born Tuesday, March 17, 1931, in Lime City, Texas, the son of the late John Edwards Sr. and the late Mary Penny Edwards.

He was the husband of Belle McGary Edwards of Winnsboro. She survives.

John was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Baptist church, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Other survivors include his sons, John B. Edwards III and wife Mandy of Winnsboro, Johnny Edwards and wife Pattie of Brashear, Roy Edwards and wife Janet of Green Forest, Ark., Ronnie Edwards and wife Peggy of Quinlan, and James Edwards and wife Sandra of Sulphur Springs; two daughters, Katherine Wall and husband Brent of Winnsboro, and Barbara Long and husband Clarence of Madisonville; three brothers, Jack Edwards of Odessa, Tony Edwards of Winnsboro and Roy Howard Edwards of Lamesa; six sisters, Betty Edwards of Killeen, Joyce McGary of Sulphur Springs, Mary Wood of Tulsa, Okla., Penny Spencer, Vicki Crawford of Tulsa, Okla., and Dolly Allen of Tulsa, Okla.; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Edwards, Frank Edwards and Billy Edwards.

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