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Obituary: The Rev. Alfa Edmonson, Austin


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The Rev. Alfa Barrett Burns Hughes Edmonson, 76, of Austin, died at 8:38 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

She is survived by her children, Audrey Burns, Alford DeWayne Burns, Jolene (Bill) Strong, Johnny Hughes, Oran Hughes, Robert Edmonson Jr., Barbara Cole, Joyce Brasher, and Marie Pierce; 22 grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a twin brother, Albert (Carmen) Barrett.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A.J. Edmonson.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Voss Chapel in Seymour with the Revs. Kelly Reed, Joel Barrett, and Jess Bline officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 11 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Burial  will be at Uniontown Cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home.

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