Eva Lupo Willard

Published 12:01 am Monday, September 2, 2013

Oct. 2, 1928 – Aug. 30, 2013

NATCHEZ — Services for Eva Lupo Willard, 84, of Vidalia, who died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at her residence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Victor Stewart officiating.

Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Willard was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Natchez, the daughter of James Monroe Lupo and Margarete Elizabeth Martin Lupo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Ray Willard; six brothers, Henry, Shorty, Pete, Jack, Claude and Sanders Lupo; and two sisters, Katie Parker and Hattie Favors.

Survivors include one daughter, Diane Hein of Vidalia; two grandsons, Cade Havard and Jason Havard, both of Vidalia; five great-grandchildren, Jaley Havard, Mallory Havard, Matthew Havard, Keaton Havard and Broghan Havard; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Mike Parker, Scott Parker, Tommy Lupo, Cade Havard, Jason Havard and Michael Williams.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to nurse Anna Laura Orr and the staff of Camellia Hospice.

Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.