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Widow of Texas Minister Dies

Lucille “Ms. E.” Edwards, 83 of Jacksonville, Texas passed away Aug. 12. She was the widow of the late Mart Edwards, who pastored churches in Texas, including Travis Street Baptist Church at Jacksonville and his last pastorate, Frankston Baptist Church at Frankston. 

She was lovingly known as “Ms. E” during her 20+ years of teaching. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for many years.

Survivors include: four daughters, Renessa Parsley, Sharon Loftin, Marleen Edwards and Darleen Edwards; a sister, Idamae Patterson; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held Aug. 15 at Corine Cemetery with Larry Smith and Dale Patterson officiating. Arrangements by Autry Funeral Home (