Jimmy Luther Edwards

Jimmy Luther Edwards

Madill - Jimmy Luther Edwards, 83, of Madill, Oklahoma passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at the hospital in Durant, Oklahoma. He was born on February 1, 1937 in Greasy Bend, Oklahoma to the late Luther Boyd Edwards and Gertrude Walker Edwards. Jimmy was raised in Mannsville and attended Mannsville Schools. He lived most of his life in Mannsville where he worked as a rancher and later owned and operated Edwards Used Cars. Jimmy married Lucy Elizabeth Bates on June 17, 1977 in Mannsville. He has lived the past 10 years in Madill, and he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mannsville. He loved cars and was a great businessman.

He is survived by:

Wife: Elizabeth Edwards, Madill, Oklahoma

Daughter: Anita Collins, Ardmore, Oklahoma

Grandchildren: Misty Matlack, Mannsville, Oklahoma; Amanda Rowe, Tishomingo, Oklahoma; Caitlin Vanet and husband Jay, Mannsville, Oklahoma

Great Grandchildren: Nash, Cassidy and Cash Matlack

Sister:Reba Woody and Husband James, Mannsville, Oklahoma

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 daughter: Beverly Kay Higginbotham

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 13th from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Thursday, January 14th from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm at the Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma.

Family has request that funeral service be private due to covid sickness. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to


Published on January 14, 2021