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Mr. Mandel Edenfield

Mr. Mandel Edenfield Mr. Mandel Edenfield

Mr. Mandel Edenfield

Mr. Mandel “Mousie” Edenfield, age 94, of Lyons, died on Thursday, August 13, 2020, in Meadows Health in Vidalia after a sudden illness.

Mr. Edenfield was born in Southern Emanuel County, lived briefly in Edgefield, SC, and has made Lyons his home since 1952. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Philippines, and was a long-time member of the American Legion. Earlier in his life, he worked with Rural Gas and Suburban Gas. He served as the Toombs County Coroner for 22 years and as the Toombs County Constable for 21 years. He was a former member of the Georgia Coroners Association, served as a volunteer with the Lyons Fire Department for many years and was chosen Man of the Year by the City of Lyons. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nettie Tomlin Edenfield; 1 son, Charles Edenfield; his parents, Leonard Edenfield and Fronnie Strange Edenfield; 7 brothers; and 2 sisters. Survivors include 2 sons, Van Edenfield and wife Jan, Alston, and Mike Edenfield, Normantown Community; 1 brother, Runt Edenfield and wife Juanita, Lyons; 6 grandchildren, Wes Edenfield and Beth Kirkland, Lyons, Stephanie Whitley and husband Paul, Ailey, Skye Whitley, Leah Lumley and husband Paul, Kite, Kim Howard and husband Micheal, Higgston, and Cindy Webster, Jesup; 5 great-grandchildren, Cole Anderson and wife Jaclyn, Lanie Collins, Ashleigh Ivey and husband Keith, Caiti Hux and Courtney Blakely and husband Tim; 5 great-greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside funeral service was held on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., in the Lyons City Cemetery, with Rev. Dannie Williams offi ciating. Pallbearers were Randy Edenfield, Gary Edenfield, Danny Coleman, Randy Nee-Smith, Timmy NeeSmith and Adam Edenfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Lyons, P.O. Box 627, Lyons, GA 30436.

Ronald V. Hall


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