Evans Hugh Wadlington

Published 11:25 am Thursday, March 10, 2011

PORT GIBSON — Evans Hugh Wadlington died Monday, March 7, 2011, at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson. He was 83.

Mr. Wadlington was a retired veteran of the Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Oddie Wadlington; and a son, Everette Wadlington.

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Survivors include two sons, Brian Wadlington of New York, N.Y., and Donnell Newsome of Natchez; three daughters, Erma Wadlington of Arlington, Texas, Harriett Wadlington and Ruth Wadlington-Allen, both of Jackson; a sister, Georgia Williams of New York, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Olive Church in Lorman with the Rev. Elijah Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Carbondale Cemetery with Thompson Funeral Home in charge. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.