U-M Hospital Official’s Wife Dies At 39
Mrs. Paul E. (Evelyn) Wasson, 39, of 3200 Pittsview Dr„ formerly of Ypsilanti, died yesterday after a long illness in University Hospital.
An employe of the X-ray Department at University Hospital, Mrs. Wasson was a member of the Metropolitan Memorial Baptist Church of Ypsilanti, the Ypsilanti Youth Commission and the Ypsilanti Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Her husband, chairman of the Washtenaw County Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity, resigned from that post Jan. 23 because of his wife’s illness. He also is supervisor of transportation and emergency service at U-M hospital.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Wasson is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Clarence Hollifield of Ypsilanti, Brenda J. Robinson and Barbara G. Robinson, both at home; one son, Paul E. Wasson Jr., at home and a step-daughter, Mrs. Michael McKivens of Ann Arbor.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday from the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Ypsilanti. Burial will be in United Memorial Gardens.
Friends have established the Evelyn Marie Wasson Memorial Fund for the benefit of her children. Contributions may be made to Thomas Dickinson of the Ann Arbor Trust Co.
Ypsilanti Youth Commission
Washtenaw County Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity
University of Michigan- Transportation and Emergency Services
University of Michigan Hospital
United Memorial Gardens
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Metropolitan Memorial Baptist Church
Ann Arbor Trust Co.
Ann Arbor News
Paul E. Wasson
Paul E. Wasson Jr
Mrs. Michael McKivens
Mrs. Clarence Hollifield
Evelyn Marie Wasson
Brenda J. Robinson
Barbara G. Robinson
3200 Pittsview Dr