Melvin Jewel Edmond

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Funeral services for Melvin Jewel Edmond, 64, of Daingerfield will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cason with Dr. Jessie Biles Sr., officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Cason under direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. of Hughes Springs. Mr. Edmond will lie in state Friday afternoon and evening and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Edmond died Monday, May 30 at a Shreveport veteran's hospital. He was born September 11, 1946 in Morris County to James W. and Rachel Lee Smith Edmond. He is survived by his wife Mary Edmond of Daingerfield; two daughters and sons-in-law Rochelle and Billy Williams of Garland and Tina and Trent Jackson of DeSoto; step-children Sheryl and husband Anthony Boyd of Daingerfield, Mary Smith of Arlington, Sgt. Gene and wife Tina Doddy of Killeen; Candy and husband Bryant Matherson of The Colony; one brother and sister-in-law James and Margie Edmund Of Cason; one sister and brother-in-law Sharon and Billy Joe Dillard of Cason; two aunts, Annie Lafayette of Cason and Betty Jenkins of Abilene; three uncles Mack Smith of Cason, Richard Smith of Southfield MI and Rufus Edmond of Abilene; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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  1. Candi, Bryant and Family,May your family cherish the memories your loved one left behind. Praying for comfort and strength during your time of bereavement.Mr. & Mrs. Bryant Matherson Sr.

  2. One of the most coolest and most hardworking men I have ever known, I will never forget the right way to mow the yard thanks to him.

  3. To the Edmond family, you have our deepest sympathy. Melvin was a good friend of mine. He will always be remembered. God bless, keep and comfort you in your time of need.Sincerely,Dennis and Gloria Martin

  4. Our hearts go out to you at this time. May God grant you comfort in you time of loss. God be with you all

  5. Momma Mary, Sorry I cannot be there, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Karen

  6. To the Edmond family. Mae the Lord give you strength and comfort, during the loss of your love one.

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