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Edwin Waldrop

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CALVERT CITY - Rev. Edwin Jewell Waldrop, 89, of Calvert City died Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Baptist Health Paducah.

He was a Baptist Minister for several years and was a member of Bryant's Ford Baptist Church in Reidland. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Marie Waldrop; two daughters, Carol Sinclair of Symsonia and Cindy Hurley of Smithland; two sons, Victor Waldrop of Calvert City and Kelly Waldrop of Fredonia; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and eight stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

His parents were Lexie Earl Waldrop and Frances Holland Waldrop.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Collier Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roger Rice officiating. Interment will follow at Marshall County Memory Gardens in Benton.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International, Marshall County Camp, P.O. Box 206, Benton, KY 42025.

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