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Walter Clayton Edmons

Walter Clayton Edmons, 91, of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Monday, March 13, 2023 at home with his loving family by his side.

Clayton loved his family, enjoyed farming, riding horses, hauling cattle, liked to square dance, and talk to people wandering through for the 127 yard sale.

Clayton was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Jackson and Ella Lee Walker Edmons; sisters, Mary Dawes Swafford and Margie Lewis.

Clayton is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Hazel Geanene Loyd Edmons; daughters, Rhonda (Steve) Simmons, and Cindy Simmons; grandchildren, Dalton (Kristin) Simmons, Amanda (Brent) Taylor, and Whitney (Justin) Jackson; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Kella, Aubree, Collyns, and Willis; sisters, Dolly (Bobby) Fields, Emma Loyd, Tommye Fields; several nieces; nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held at 2:00 p.m. CDT Thursday, March 16, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Donnie Lawson and Bro. Ronnie Holloway officiating. Burial followed in Brushy Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Brushy or McDowell Cemetery or the charity of your choice in Clayton’s honor.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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