H.M. Patterson & Son-Arlington Chapel

173 Allen Road Ne, Sandy Springs, GA


Irene Hawkins Wadsworth

June 9, 1927October 24, 2019

Irene Hawkins Wadsworth, 92 of Alexandria, VA, and a longtime resident of Atlanta, died October 24, 2019. Mrs. Wadsworth was a native of Calhoun GA, and resided in Monticello GA during her childhood, but spent most of her life in Atlanta before moving to Maryland and then Virginia near her son’s family. She also lived in Turkey for a year. She was a registered nurse who worked for many years at Northside Hospital. She was a devoted mother and wife who traveled extensively with her late husband, a Georgia Tech professor whose textbooks she helped edit. She was for many years an active member of the Cathedral of St. Philip and a subscriber to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. To her family, she was the respected and loved matriarch who always focused on the needs of others ahead of herself. Mrs. Wadsworth is preceded in death by her husband, Harrison Wadsworth, Jr. and is survived by her son, Harrison Wadsworth, III and his wife, Toni; daughter, Alice Wadsworth; grandchildren, Harrison, IV and William Wadsworth, Renee Wadsworth Gibson, Harrison Ritchie, Benjamin, Matthew and Alison Lunsford; 8 great grandchildren; and brother, C.B. Hawkins. Funeral services with a reception immediately after the service will be Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11 o’clock at H.M. Patterson and Son, Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Rd., NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


  • Funeral Services Will Be Conducted Sunday, November 10, 2019
  • Friends Are Cordially Invited To A Visitation And Reception With The Family Sunday, November 10, 2019


Irene Hawkins Wadsworth

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