COLUMBUS — Willie Eddins, 75, died Feb. 15, 2020. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Union Hopewell Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 12-5 p.m. today, at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Eddins was born in Columbus, to the late Levi Eddins and Lillie Lou Daniels-Eddins. He was formerly employed with Johnston Tombigbee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John Lee Eddins; and sisters, Jennie Lue Harris, Willie Mae Jeffries, Mamie Bell Baldwin and Eliza Mae Davis. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Eddins; children, Eva P. Bush, Tyrone Eddins, Willie Lue Eddins all of Columbus, and Lashonda Craddieth of Jackson; siblings, James Eddins and Emma Lou Oliver of Columbus; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 21, 2020
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