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Martha Helen "Chetz" Sims Edwards
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1931
Athens
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 8, 2004
Pulaski
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA

Martha Helen Sims Edwards, 73, of Dublin, Va., passed away Saturday, May 8, 2004, in the Pulaski Community Hospital after a courageous battle with lung disease. Martha was born on February 18, 1931 in Athens, Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Elbert and Essie Sims. After high school, Martha attended Tennessee Weslyn College in Athens, Tenn. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her survivors include her devoted husband of 49 years, Arnold O. Edwards of Dublin, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, Terry C. and Kathy Edwards of Draper, Va.; grandchildren, Jerimiah and Tabitha Stevers of Giles County; great-grandson, Preston Stevers of Athens, Ohio; a special identical twin sister, Mary Ellen Baskette of Chattanooga, Tenn.; sister and brother-in-law, Samuel and Carolyn Sims; and many loving nieces and nephews and special friends. Before becoming ill, Martha loved the outdoors, having traveled the world with her husband in the military for 20 years. She will be sadly missed by all that knew her. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the Moore Cemetery, Boyd Road, Delton, Va. with the Revs. David and Becky Plott officiating. Visitation for family and close friends will be Tuesday evening at Stevens Funeral Home from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m., with others being received from 7 until 9 p.m. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Inc., Pulaski, Va.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Sevier Sims (1895 - 1967)
  Essie Lee Ora Sims (1896 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Arnold Olen Edwards (1933 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Opal Sims McConkey (1923 - 2002)*
  Samuel Eugene Sims (1925 - 2006)*
  Mary Ellen Sims Baskette (1931 - 2012)*
  Martha Helen Sims Edwards (1931 - 2004)
  Catherine N. Sims Tonker (1934 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Moore Cemetery
Draper
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37893917
Martha Helen Chetz <i>Sims</i> Edwards
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