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Nellie Vernell Edmonds

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Nellie Vernell Edmonds Obituary
Nellie Vernell
February 17, 1928-
October 9, 2018
Columbus, GA- Nellie Vernell Edmonds, 90, of Columbus, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at her residence. A celebration of life will be held at Vance-Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Friday, October 12, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m. (EST) with Pastor Bill Purvis officiating. The committal service will take place at Parkhill Cemetery following the service.
Nellie was born on February 17, 1928 in Ozark, AL to the late Charlie and Mattie Tidwell. She was a homemaker and the matriarch of a very large family whom she loved dearly. Nellie attended Calvary Baptist Church in her later years but was a member at Fairview Baptist church for most of her life. She worked at Heath's Styling Salon where she made many friends and regaled everyone about her beloved grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, bowling, playing the harmonica, and cheering on her favorite team, the Atlanta Braves.
Other than her parents, Nellie is preceded in death by her son, Denny Edmonds; her grandson, Nathan Edmonds; her granddaughter, Jenna Hunt; her great grandson, Andrew Edmonds; and her brother, Kenneth Tidwell.
Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Winston (Matthew); five sons: Buddy Shavers (Susan), Tommy Edmonds (Lynn), Mike Edmonds (Gay), Don Edmonds (Rebecca), and Carl Edmonds (Robin)
12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Oct. 12, 2018
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