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Edna McMorrough

August 22, 1939 — January 4, 2018

Edna McMorrough, 79 of Canadian, passed away October 4, 2018 in Canadian. Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 AM, Monday, October 8, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church of Canadian with Rev. Lewis Holland and Rev. David Gerhardt, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at the Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian. Edna was born August 22, 1939 in Alice Texas to Marvin and Bonnie Ruth Denman. She graduated high school from North Zulch High School with the class of 1957 and went on to attend Sam Houston University. Edna married Ben McMorrough August 29, 1959, they were married for 59 years. When asked who she was to him, Ben said “The Best”. The McMorrough’s moved to Canadian from Conroe when their children were in high school and returned to Conroe when they graduated. Following retirement, they returned to Canadian to be near family. Edna was a member of Beta Signa Phi, Aggie Moms, the Lioness branch of Lions Club, Bridge Club, Hobby Club and the Methodist Church. As an active member of the Methodist Church in Conroe and Canadian she was a member of Circle, United Methodist Women and the Beacon Sunday school class in Conroe. Edna was a collector of thimbles, bells and Santa’s. She was loving, caring and very supportive of her family. Survivors include her husband, Ben McMorrough of the home; a son, Mark McMorrough and wife Lori of Amarillo; a daughter, Kim Lewis and husband Micah of Canadian; a sister, Margy Benson of Tennessee; 6 grandchildren, Nathan Lewis and wife Amanda, Betsy Frederick and husband Samuel, Paul Lewis and wife Amber, Isaacs Lewis, Carisa Foreman and husband Chris and Travis McMorrough; 8 great-grandchildren. Edna was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ruth Sollock. Memorials may be made to Edward Abraham Memorial Home Foundation, attention: Memory Care Unit, Hemphill County Hospital, 1020 S. 4th, Canadian, TX 79014; or Hemphill County Hospice, 1020 S. 4th, Canadian, TX 79014 The family will receive guests 5:00 – 6:30 PM, Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Home in Canadian.
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Service Schedule

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

5:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Canadian

203 S 3rd St, Canadian, TX 79014

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 8, 2018

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church of Canadian

520 E Main St, Canadian, TX 79014

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