Martha "Polly" Maxine Edwards, 83, of Athens, AL, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Martha was born June 18, 1935, in Marshall County to Carlton Callahan and Louise Elkins.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Tom and Father Joseph officiating. Visitation will be from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home in Athens. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery in New Market.
She is survived by her daughter, Audrey Gibbs (David); son, Phillip Edwards (Alice); grandchildren, Lisa Barfield (Shelton), Sierra Edwards, Paul Gibbs (Amanda) and Robert Gibbs (Stephanie); seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister, Dorothy; and brother, Jerry.
Preceded in death by her parents; son, James; brother, Ronnie.
Pallbearers are Paul Gibbs, Daniel Gibbs, Shelton Barfield, Robert Gibbs, Evan Sheffield and Sarah Resler.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Limestone County.
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