Donnie Joe Edmonds

February 23, 1963November 8, 2010

Donnie Joe Edmonds, age 47, of Browns Hill Loop, Greeneville, died Monday, November 8, 2010, at Johnson City Medical Center.

He was disabled and a member of Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church.

His family states, “He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and loved horseback riding and gardening.”

Donnie is survived by his very devoted mother and special friend: Charlene Edmonds; an aunt: Barbara Carrier of Greeneville; special cousins: Billy Carrier, Cindy Metcalf, Vickie Dunker, Brittany Dunker, Cathie Nease, Crystal Raines, and D. J. Ward, all of Greenville; and his pets and “special buddies”: Jack, Whitey, and Tornado.

He was preceded in death by his father, J. C. Edmonds; his grandparents, Joe and Bertha Brown, and Leona Casteel.

The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home preceding the funeral service at 8:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Bill Rimmer will officiate.

Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cross Anchor Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery for the committal service.

The pallbearers are Billy Carrier, D. J. Ward, Chris Nease, Roger Brown, Rick Keller, David Carter, Danny Weems, and Junior Nease.

The honorary pallbearers are John Ratcliff, James Greer, Steve Goodwin, Daniel Shauan, Brad Dunker, Carl Metcalf, Steven Keller, John Bright, Donnie Porter, Mickey Starnes, Calvin Weems, Howard Lamb, Vernie Malone, Brian Raines, Dr. Luke Ellenburg Jr., Dr. Stephen Hopkins, Dr.Conchitina Crisostomo, Karen Gregg, 5th floor nurses and staff, and the staff of the Renal Unit, and the nurses of 2800 ICU, at Johnson City Medical Center, and the staff of Greeneville Dialysis Center.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 11, 2010
  • Visitation Wednesday, November 10, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, November 11, 2010
  • Burial Friday, November 12, 2010

Donnie Joe Edmonds

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November 14, 2010

Dear Charlene,
I offer you my sympathy at the loss of
your son, Donnie. I knew his daddy as a child growing up in NC.
Donnie (Edmonds) Jaranilla, daughter of Tom and Pansy Edmonds,(Big Laurel, Mars Hill, NC) Mail: 12707 Crystal Creek Dr, Buda, TX 78610-2566

Neil & Judy Hayes

November 11, 2010

Dear Charlene,
We are so sorry to hear of the death of your dear son. You have been a dedicated, caring, and loving Mother to Donnie to the very end. May God look down on YOU and give you PEACE and loving memories to cherish forever. Our prayers for comfort,
Neil & Judy Hayes (Elizabeth's sister)

November 11, 2010

Charlene my thoughts and prayers are with you - Love Etta Marie (Edmonds) Johnson

Etta-marie Johnson

November 11, 2010

Charlene my thoughts and prayers are with - Etta Marie (Edmonds) Johnson and family from Illinois

Etta Johnson

November 11, 2010

Charlene my thoughts and prayers are with - Etta Marie (Edmonds) Johnson and family from Illinois

kathy Edmonds, Clubb

November 11, 2010

My prayers and heart are with YOU.

November 11, 2010

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Rachel Lee Edmonds Trull

November 11, 2010

Aunt Charlene
I am so sorry for your lose I know how much Donnie ment to you. I will keep you in my thoughts and Prayers. In times like these I words don't come easy. I send my love. If you ever need to just talk call me 828-550-0263. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland
Love and Prayers Rachel Lee Edmonds Trull