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Clementine Edwards

Services for Clementine Edwards, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.,Tuesday, May 31 at Center Street Church of Christ with burial inHillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from noon until 7 p.m., with family presentat 6 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Edwards, 78, died May 24, 2005, at Quality Hospice inBiloxi. She was born in Lincoln County on April 15, 1927, toSampson Franklin Sr. and Henrietta Franklin.

She was retired. She graduated Alexander High School in 1947,and attended Alcorn College. She was a member of Center StreetChurch of Christ.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HillaryEdwards; her brothers, Joseph Franklin, Johnny Lee Franklin, andSampson Franklin Jr.; and a grandson, Jeremy Baker.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Henrietta Adams, ofChicago, Ill., Betty Baker Rucks, of Brookhaven, Betty Jo and BurnaWilliams, of Caseyville, and Lillie and Michael Monroe, ofGulfport; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Ila and L.C. Benjamin,and Audry Rauls, all of Brookhaven, and Shirley Bracey, of Chicago;seven grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and otherrelatives.