Dateline: August 30, 2001


Funeral services for Hazel Pearl Edens, age 92, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2001, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Darrell Burton, Pastor of the Martin Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.

Mrs. Edens died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, in Clarendon. She was born December 19, 1908, in Rainbow, Texas, and was a resident of the Martin Community before moving to Clarendon 34 years ago. She married Walter Benson “Jack” Edens on August 31, 1923, at Georgia Creek, Texas. He preceded her in death on March 16, 1991. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Faye McDaniel, on March 19, 2001. She was a homemaker and a member of the Martin Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Cherry of Burnet and Beth Wynn of Clarendon; three sisters, Marie Lemmons, Dora West, and Ivey Wilson, all of Glen Rose, Texas; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

Casket bearers were Faylon Watson, Steve Reynolds, Delmar Wiggs, Bobby Cole, Bud White, and J.E. Kidd.

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