James Mitchell Edmiston

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

James Mitchell Edmiston, 61, of Murfreesboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the St. Thomas Hospital.

Mr. Edmiston was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late J.R. Edmiston and Dessie Edmiston, who survives.

He was an assembly worker and truck driver. He was a loving father and husband.

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by two aunts, Katheleen and Louise Edmiston.

Along with his mother, he is survived by a beautiful, loving wife, Romona Norris Edmiston; two daughters, Gloria and Jenny Edmiston; son, Corey Edmiston; five brothers, Earnest (Mattie) Edmiston, Larry (Virgie) Edmiston, Bruce (Glenda) Edmiston, Kenneth Edmiston, and D'Angelo Evans; two sisters, Wanda Edmiston and Annette Edmiston; four aunts, Altie Edmiston, Mollie Small, Annie Anderson, and Bernice Edmiston; devoted in-laws, Fred (Joyce) Norris, Dexter Norris, Cordell Norris, and Ava Radley; a special niece, Sydne Radley; grandchildren, Rod, Nelvia, Thomas, Cheyenne, and Christopher Edmiston, and Dasia Harper; great-grandchild, Izarion Harper; special cousins, Lou Jean Bradley, and Anthony and Trevica Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Edmiston were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the chapel of the Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Steven Acklin and Rev. Dexter Norris officiating. Burial followed in Sulphur Springs Cemetery.