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Wade Ealey, Jr.

November 18, 1940 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 81)


Mr. Wade Ealey, Jr., 81, transitioned on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Methodist Germantown Hospital, Germantown, TN. 

James 4:14 Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow.  For what is your life?  It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.

Mr. Wade Ealey Jr. was born in Victoria, MS,  on November 18, 1940, to the late Wade Ealey Sr. and Ophelia Malone Ealey.  He was the second of their ten children.  Wade departed this life peacefully on April 26, 2022, at Methodist Hospital, Germantown, TN.

He attended school in Byhalia, MS.  As a young adult he lived and worked in New York and Florida.  While in Florida he met and married Margie Smith.  To this union one son was born, Suban Ealey.  He returned home to the Victoria area where he lived and worked until his death. He was employed by IG Design Group in Byhalia, MS at the time of his passing.

Wade is survived by his wife Margie Ealey and their son Suban (Mary) Ealey both of Waverly, FL, and Wade’s son Branden Lee Krannechfeld of Grand Junction, TN; two brothers: Dorn Ealey of Red Banks, MS,  and Larry Ealey of Byhalia, MS; four sisters: Velma Ealey, Marvia Kilgore, Loretta Rhodes (David) all of Byhalia, MS,  and Margaret Thompson of Red Banks, MS; five grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents Wade Ealey Sr., and Ophelia Ealey; three brothers: Columbus Hale, D.L. Dowdy and Sandy Ealey; three sisters: Wilma Hale, Maxine Jones and Bertha Seals.

Visitation will be on Friday, May 13, 2022, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Holly Springs, MS.

Service will be on Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11:00 a.m., Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Holly Springs, MS.

Burial will take place a New Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery, 3082 Moore Road,  Red Banks, MS.

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May 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home-Holly Springs
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635

May 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home-Holly Springs
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635


Newell Chapel CME Church
3082 Moore Rd.
Victoria, MS 38611

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