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Elijah Washington, 77

June 24, 1946 — April 25, 2024

Sumrall, MS

Mr. Elijah 'EW" Washington, Sumrall, MS passed away on April 25, 2024.

Mr. Washington attended Lamar County Public Schools. He was employed with Ford Motor Company for 30 years.  After retirement, he and his family moved back to Sumrall, MS.  He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Collins, MS.  He enjoyed entertaining family and friends on holidays, and special occasions on his ranch.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Washington, Sr., and Jesse Mae Thigpen Washington;  siblings, Dorothy Hollin, Clarence Williamson, June Washington, Geneva Clark, Bobbie Williams, and Erene Evans, all of Sumrall, MS.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Yvonne Duckworth Washington, three children, Elijah Washington, Jr., Orlando Washington, and Tracy Washington, all of Michigan; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; three siblings, Roosevelt Parker, Sylvester (Gale) Jones, and Larry (Letha) Farley; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Aaron Campbell, Joshua Washington, Sylvester Jones II, James Deon, Troy Power, and John Hollin
Honorary Pallbearers:  Larry Thomas, Greg Henton, Henry Collins, Jerry Hollin, Tony Clark, and Antonio Duckworth
Flower Bearers:  Family and Friends
Pastor Michael Evans was the Officiant.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, May 4, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

105 N Fir Ave, Collins, MS 39428

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 4, 2024

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

105 N Fir Ave, Collins, MS 39428

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Burial

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

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