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Phoebe Anne McConnell Edwards

November 25, 1951 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Phoebe Anne McConnell Edwards Obituary

Phoebe Anne McConnell Edwards, age 72 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Saturday, January 13, 2024.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on November 25, 1951, she was the daughter of the late John Earl & Alice Evelyn King McConnell. Phoebe married the love of her life, Claude Lamar Edwards on October 22, 1987 and they enjoyed many wonderful years together before his passing in March of 2018. She worked for Habersham Medical Center in the early years and retired from Ethicon – A Johnson & Johnson Family Company after many dedicated years of service. In her spare time, Phoebe enjoyed traveling, giving to others, quilting, flower and vegetable gardening, canning and cooking. She often shared her food or recipes with many around her community and enjoyed her early mornings with her coffee club friends on Facebook. Phoebe was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Lamar Edwards; and two infant brothers.

Phoebe was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Survivors include sisters-in-law, Clara Lee Helton of Cleveland, GA; Barbara Edwards of Clarkesville, GA; a special cousin, Mark McConnell & his wife Margie of New Mexico; many other cousins, Claude's nieces & nephews, other relatives, a host of friends who were also considered family, as well as her faithful dachshund fur babies, Barney & Ruby.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2024 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth McEntire & Rev. Jerrell Beatty officiating. Interment will follow in the Habersham Cemetery.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the service hour on Friday, January 19, 2024.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International, c/o Habersham North Camp, P.O. Box 1855 Clarkesville, GA. 30523 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by visiting www.st.jude.org/donate.

An online guest registry is available at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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January 19, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
January 19, 2024

3:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
January 19, 2024

Habersham Cemetery
Habersham Mills Road


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