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Obituary - Madee S. Edwards, R.N.



Madee S. Edwards, R.N., 86, of Hammond, LA, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Belle Maison Nursing Home in Hammond where she had been Director of Nursing in the 1990s. Mrs. Edwards and her late husband, Jesse T. Edwards, who died in 2003,  owned and managed the Ritz Theatres in Hammond.
 
The Edwards were active in the Tennessee Walking Horse business from the early 1970s. They were members of Heart O' Dixie, the Dixie Jubilee, and TWHBEA. They had many great horses over the years with trainers Reid Estes, Judy and Joe Martin, Herbert Morris, Rollie Beard and Steve Aymett.  Mrs. Edwards attended the Celebration every year until 2010. 
She is survived by daughters, Terri Covington of Walker, LA; Janet Edwards of Tampa, FL; and Judy Edwards of Walker, LA; and son Jesse Edwards, Jr., of Tampa, FL; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jesse T. Edwards, Sr.; daughter Toni Kanter; son John Edwards; and parents Lela and Monroe Sibley.
Visitation will be at Seale Funeral Home, Livingston, LA, on Sunday, October 16, 5:00-9:00 p.m. and Monday, October 17, 8:00-10:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow, conducted by Pastor Renee Deaton of Mangum Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Sibley Cemetery in Walker, LA.
Memorials may be made to Mangum Chapel United Methodist Church where Mrs. Edwards was a member. P.O. Box 1480, Walker, LA 70785

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