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Edna Oliver Edwards

Mrs. Edna Oliver Edwards age 89 of Lebanon passed away August 19, 2022.  Born in Macon County, Tennessee, October 20, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Marlin Oliver, Sr.  and  Mazie Gann Oliver.  She worked at the Lebanon Garment Co. for many years and was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church.  She was one of the original members of The Tennessee Travelers that danced with Ralph Sloan on the Grand Ole Opry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.H. Edwards and Wayne Roberts; two children:  Linda DeBord, Jason Edwards; three sisters:  Estelle Oliver, Evelle Baskerville, Ella Mae Scruggs; five brothers:  James Lee, Willie Clay, Marlin Jr., Roy and Billy Oliver.

She is survived by daughter, Brenda (Danny) Hensley; three grandchildren:  Chad (Kristin) Hensley, Brandy Morse, Chastity (Jeremy) Reich; six great-grandchildren:  Kizer Hensley, Tru Morse, Kaleigh and Kinley Reich, Hadlee and Charlee Covington; sister, Idelle Loftis; special nephew, Michael Oliver.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 22, 2022, at 11 a.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Fesler officiating.  Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers:  Eddie, Clayton, Chuck  and Michael Oliver, Robert Loftis, Terry Scruggs.  Visitation Sunday 1-5 p.m. and Monday after 10 a.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Tilford and Pat Elkins says:
    We are saddened with the news of the passing of Mrs. Edna. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. She can regain those quick squaredance steps once again.
  2. Brenda Dodd says:
    Sorry for the loss of Aunt Dolly. I loved her sense of humor and she was a gem Tammy Scruggs and Wanda
  3. Dorothy Reynolds says:
    You will be missed however jh will see you again