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James Lee Wadford

April 10, 1933 September 11, 2018
James Lee Wadford
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Obituary for James Lee Wadford

James Lee Wadford passed away in his home on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He was 85.
A native of Leesburg, Mississippi and born April 10, 1933, he was the son of the late William and Emma Wiltcher Wadford. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from the Madison County School District following 22 years of service. After his retirement, he worked for Hallmark Cleaners for over 10 years. He was an avid reader, enjoyed raising horses, and coon hunting. He loved his family and his Marlboro Lights.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Stephens Wadford; and his children: Tony Wayne Wadford, Cheryl Lynn Wadford, and Terry Lee Wadford.
Survivors include his grandchildren: Kimberly Paul (Mitchell), of Brandon; Christopher Wadford (Sarah), of Starkville; Jamie Wadford (Eric), of Canton; Carrie Wadford, of Oxford; Dustin Boleware, of Pearl; sisters, Janie Burns, of Ridgeland and Mary Waldrop (Lucius), of Canton; brothers, Johnny Wadford (Larue), of Brandon and Billy Wadford, of Canton; 10 great grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the chapel of Sebrell Funeral Home, 425 Northpark Dr. in Ridgeland, the Reverend Carol Mead, Rector, St. Peter’s By-The-Lake Episcopal Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland.
Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8pm Thursday evening, September 13, 2018 at Sebrell Funeral Home and on Saturday an hour prior to service.

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Visitation

Thursday

13

Sep

6:00 PM 9/13/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Visitation

Saturday

15

Sep

1:00 PM 9/15/2018 1:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Sep

2:00 PM 9/15/2018 2:00:00 PM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland Final Resting Place

306 Sagewood Dr
Ridgeland, MS 39157

306 Sagewood Dr Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States
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