Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 2, 2014

Edwin Dwain French

MAYDELLE — Graveside services for Edwin Dwain French, 76, of Maydelle are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Mount Comfort Cemetery with the Rev. James Blaylock officiating, under the direction of Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home.

Mr. French passed away on June 30, 2014 in a Dallas hospital.  He was a plant operator for Tenneco Oil Company in Chesterville, Texas for 20 years.  He served two years in the United States Army as an MP.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maydelle.  

He was preceded in death by his parents R.E. and Edith Hassell French. He is survived by two brothers and sisters-in-law Joe E. and wife Emadean French of Maydelle, Sherrill Kent and wife Holly French of Houston, Texas.  Neices and nephews Doug French, Dale French, Deanna French Cox, Chris French, and Jennifer French McQuoid, several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers are Jimmy Watson, Eddie Jones, Johnny Bruce Hassell, Tommy Arrington, Robert Choate and Dale French.

Visitation is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the Funeral Home.

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