The Honor Our Veterans Lunch
Judge Jimmie C. Edwards III
Chairman - Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission
Jimmie C. Edwards III is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. He graduated from Conroe High School, class of ’66, after attending Capitol Page School at the Library of Congress. In 1969, while attending the University of Maryland he volunteered for the United States Marine Corps.
While serving with Lima Company/ 3rd Battalion/ 5thRegiment/ 1st Marine Division, Lance Corporal Edwards was gravely wounded. While in the DaNang Naval Hospital, Lance Corporal Edwards was promoted to Corporal, awarded the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star Medal with V (Valor), and other citations for bravery and distinguished service.
Edwards then returned to Conroe, Texas and earned his degree in political science from Sam Houston State University. He ran successfully for the Texas House of Representatives in 1972, representing both Montgomery and Walker Counties. Jimmie was subsequently elected to the office of Montgomery County Judge in 1982.
Jimmie lives with his wife, Debbie, in Cut and Shoot, Texas. They have two daughters, Rachael Edwards Threadgill and Sarah Edwards, as well as two granddaughters Shelby and Jamie Threadgill.
Jimmie continues his service to his country and Montgomery County by serving as Chairman of the Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission. The Montgomery County Memorial Commission is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to the creating and construction of The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park and Education / Visitors Center located at the intersection of I-45 North and 105 West in Conroe, TX.
Judge Edwards has stated in his speeches and presentations, “The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park is a gift from the people of Montgomery County, Texas to the Nation.”
Featured Caterer Menu from G&G's Catering and Desserts
- Chicken empanadas w/ our famous cilantro sauce
- Seared Ahi tuna w/ Asian mango pico de Gallo salsa
House Salad: mixed greens and romaine lettuce, Roma tomato, shredded carrots, red onion, tortilla crisps, cotija queso, our famous cilantro sauce
- Plantain Crusted Chicken w/ black beans puree, seared panela cheese & tomato, & beurre blanc sauce.
- Oven roasted Salmon w/ ajillo dill salsa and Pico de gallo.
- Basmati white rice
- Grilled vegetables w/ chimichurri.
- Plantano Maduros
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