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Jessie Raymond Edmondson, 75, of Murphy died Sunday, August 4, 2013. He was a native of Clarkesville, GA, but had lived in Cherokee County for the past 55 years. Raymond was a logger and farmer. He was a member of the Providence Baptist Church in Clarkesville.


He was the son of the late Fred Watson and Effie B. Free Edmondson.


Surviving are two sisters, Frances Radford of Murphy and Rosa Lea Marchman of Fayetteville, GA; two brothers, Ralph Edmondson of Blairsville, GA and Frank Edmondson of Clayton, GA; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy with the Rev. Marty Garrett officiating. Interment was in Unaka Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers were David and Jason Hayes, Russell Edmondson, and Joe, Sam, and Houston Radford.


The family received friends from 6-8 Tuesday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy.


Ivie Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of all arrangements.

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