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Marion Emil “M. E.” or “Jelly” Edgar

Marion Emil “M.E.” or “Jelly” Edgar, age 93, of Emory, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. Funeral service is scheduled for Friday, April 14, 2017, at Emory Church of Christ, 1:00 PM, with Louis Comacho officiating.  Interment will follow in the Dougherty Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 1 hour prior to the service at the church at 12:00 Noon.

Mr. Edgar was born on June 14, 1923, in Madill, OK, to Dennis Garnie and Grace Lorene Harris Edgar.  He proudly served our country during WWII in North Africa, Sicily, and Italy in the United States Army, 91st Infantry Division. Later he married Margaret Charlene Buie in Rockwall on December 15, 1946. Together for some 60 years, they raised a wonderful family. Mr. Edgar was owner and operator of Ross and Greenville Automotive in Dallas for 50 plus years before retiring. He was a member of Emory Church of Christ.

Survivors: Daughters: Lisa Holman (Steven) of Emory and Jan Culberson (Randy) of Rockwall;
Sons: Dana Craig Edgar of Emory, and Dennis Nelson (Jackie) of Garland; Sister: Grace Edgar Law of Tulsa;
Grandchildren: Daniel Holman, Krista Holman Fischer, Kara Holman Covey, Brandon Culberson, Jason Edgar, Chad Edgar and Jeff Nelson;
Great-grandchildren: Norah, Layla and Garrett;
Numerous other loving family and friends.

Preceded by: Parents; Wife in 2011; Son: Gary Edgar in 1976; Brother: George Kenneth Edgar

Author: Staff Reporter

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