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Jerry Edwards

Sep 18 1935 - Jul 06 2008

Jerry Edwards, age 72, of Plano, Texas, passed away July 6, 2008 in Plano. He was born September 18, 1935, in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Robert Jerome and Pollena Isabella (Campbell) Edwards Sr. Jerry served his country as a reservist in the United States Army National Guard. He earned his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and was employed by Texas Instruments for twenty-seven years. Jerry was an active golfer in Plano Senior Golf Association and the Senior Day Golf Group. He is survived by his son Michael J. Edwards of Austin; daughters, Deborah Edwards Banerjee and her husband Pranab of Logan, Utah, Kimberly K. Edwards and her husband Anthony Tatu of Austin, and Pamela Edwards of Dallas; grandchildren, Priya Banerjee, and Jonas and Christian Tatu; and brother Jon Edwards and his wife Phyllis Kaufmann of Austin. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jerry’s honor to the American Lung Association.
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