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James “Jim” Estel EdmonsonPassing: December 28, 2022


Haverly Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service

Saturday, December 31st @ 2:00pm


Haverly Funeral Chapel

Saturday, December 31st @ 12:00pm-2:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Saturday, December 31st

MITCHELL – James “Jim” Estel Edmonson, 72, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born September 18, 1950, in Orange County, he was the son of Charley Edmonson and Catherine (Sanders) Porter.  He married Carolyn Sue Mattix December 20, 1968 and she survives.

Jim retired from the City of Mitchell working at the pumping station.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.  He was an avid outdoorsman and loved gardening, mushroom hunting, and fishing

Surviving are his wife, Carolyn Sue Edmonson of Mitchell; son, Charles Robert “Robbie” (Melanie) Edmonson of Mitchell; grandchildren, Jamahlyn Edmonson Campbell, Natasha Edmonson Brasher, Brooke Edmonson Walden, Brittany Edmonson, Cayden Edmonson, J.J. Edmonson, Syris Edmonson, Kihya Chastain, and Nakiah Edmonson; several great-grandchildren; and sisters, Irene Short of Paoli and Brenda K. Kennedy of Linton.

His parents; son, James Lee Edmonson; and siblings, Russell Edmonson, Donnie Edmonson, and Mary Lois Edmonson, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 31, at the Haverly Funeral Chapel with Reverend Reggie Clark officiating.  Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the service on Saturday at Haverly Funeral Chapel.

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5 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Debbie Smith | San Diego, CA
    Date: January 2, 2023
    My prayers go out to the family during this time of loss and grief. I remember Jim when I was a little girl spending the night w/cousin Sue and helping w/the kiddos! Jim was always kind, a man of few words but someone who enjoyed family and worked very hard to provide. He loved tomato soup, cherry turnovers and most of all coffee!! Although he’s missed by many, eternal life through Christ is peace. ❤✝
  2. Guest: Marcus terry | Cartersville ga
    Date: December 31, 2022
    I am so sorry for your alls loss. Words can't express of this sad time. I remember coming over all the time and he would be sitting at the tabel drinking his coffee and we all would gather around talk about fishing and mushrooms. And when he and my dad go kart raced.Will truly be missed.
  3. Guest: Mary Ann Edmonson poole | Mitchell
    Date: December 30, 2022
    Uncle Jim I will hold my memories of you close to my heart . Hug my dad and my best friend James
  4. Guest: Chuck Cooper | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: December 30, 2022
    Russell was my best friend but he left us 12 years ago. Jim was my second brother. We did so many things together in our younger years. Russ, Jim and Chuck, hunters, mushrooms hunters and all around best brothers. Rest in peace my friend. Chuck.
  5. Guest: Jamah Edmonson Campbell | White Plains, KY
    Date: December 30, 2022
    I have many memories of sitting around the kitchen table, listening to him, my dad and uncles talk and laugh while he would be drinking his coffee. Sending prayers to the family.