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Earven Adway, Jr.

April 29, 1939 January 26, 2018
Earven Adway, Jr.
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Obituary for Earven Adway, Jr.

Mr. Earven Adway, Jr. passed away on Friday, January 26 2018 at his residence. Age 78 years. He was born on April 29, 1939 in Altheimer, Arkansas to Earven and Willie B. Adway.

Earven was a graduate of Altheimer High School, Class of 1959. He later moved to Chicago, Illinois and from there to Saginaw, Michigan in 1963. Earven was employed by General Motors (Chevrolet Grey Iron Foundry) retiring after 33 years of service. He was a member of UAW Local 668, Earven was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church since 1968, and he sang with the Male Chorus for thirty-nine years, remaining faithful at Tabernacle until his passing. Earven’s hobbies were fishing, bowling and playing cards. He will be missed by family and friends who loved him dearly.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Cornelia Manuel-Adway, Saginaw, Michigan; a blended family of six chidren, Martha (Cleveland) Ducre, Saginaw, Michigan, Lisa Adway English, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Earven Dwayne Adway, Los Angeles, California, Winford Manuel, Saginaw, Michigan, Tenesha (Calvin) Shepherd-Artis, Flint, Michigan, and Marcus Ferris, Saginaw, Michigan; fifteen grandchildren, Courtney Burton, Kendyl Washington, Alexus and Daelena Adway, Asia and Pacco Ducre, Lakeva Price, Kitya Shepherd-Artis, Alena Dolson-Shepherd, Zachary and Jordan Miller, Jemarkus Anderson, Dequavious Thomas, Brooklyn and Kaitlyn Manuel; two great-grandchildren, Isaiah Burton and Bryce Bennett; seven brothers, Robert (Felecia) Adway, James Henry Adway, Saginaw, Michigan, Curtis, Willie, Barry and Otis Adway, Altheimer, Arkansas, Ricky Adway, Chicago, Illinois; four sisters, Bobbie Freeman, Chicago, Illinois, Loistine Johnson, Jerlene (Porter) Taylor, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and Mary Adway, Saginaw, Michigan; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Mr. Adway was preceded in death by his parents, Earven Sr. and Willie B. Adway, and one sister, Madis Inez Adway.

The family extends special thanks to everyone for the kindness shown during our bereavement.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

5

Feb

2:00 PM 2/5/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
Paradise Funeral Chapel

3100 South Washington Ave.
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Paradise Funeral Chapel
3100 South Washington Ave. Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Family Hour

Tuesday

6

Feb

10:00 AM 2/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
Tabernacle Baptist Church

810 Cathay Street
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Tabernacle Baptist Church
810 Cathay Street Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Celebration of Life

Tuesday

6

Feb

11:00 AM 2/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Tabernacle Baptist Church

810 Cathay Street
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Officiating: Pastor Blake Strozier

Tabernacle Baptist Church
810 Cathay Street Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

3210 South Washington Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

3210 South Washington Avenue Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States
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