Elwanda Wade McMinn
Elwanda Wade McMinn, 80, of Martin, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Regional Medical Center in Jackson.
Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Home Baptist Church, with Bro. Scott Chadwick officiating. Burial was at Cate Cemetery. Murphy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Jim Leonard, Brandon McMinn, Shane McMinn, Justin Morris, Jeff McMinn, Charles Wade and Scottie Wade served as pallbearers.
Mrs. McMinn was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Obion County, the daughter of the late Jimmy and Lula Key Wade. She was a retired supervisor at Martin Manufacturing, valedictorian of the class of 1946 of Martin High School and a member of New Home Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Larry McMinn and Phillip McMinn, both of Martin; a daughter, Patsy Leonard of Martin; a brother, Joe G. Wade of Martin; five grandchildren, Jennifer Leonard Morris, Jim Leonard, Shane McMinn, Lacey McMinn Rush and Brandon McMinn; and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert H. McMinn; and two brothers, Dalton Wade and Bill Wade.
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