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May 25, 2010

BERNARD WADE Bernard Grant Wade, 86, of 618 S. Highland Avenue, died, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at his residence. He was born March 19, 1924 at Neola, West Virginia, a son of the late Willie Franklin Wade and Bessie Workman Wade. Mr. Wade retired in 1986 from the Power Department at Meadwestvaco with over 40 years of service. He was a member of the First Christian Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wade was preceded in death by a daughter, Juanita Marie "Honey" Wade in 1962, one sister, Allie Sue Vance, three brothers, Warren Wade, Paul Wade and Ellyz Wade and a nephew, Donald L. Pierce. Surviving are his wife of sixty years, Elsie Pierce Wade of Covington; three sisters-in- law, Mary Wade of Neola, WV; Gladys Wade of Cleveland, OH and Margaret Puckett and her husband, Cecil, of Chester, VA and a brother in law John Pierce, Jr. and his wife, Betty of Amelia; nine nieces and nephews, Michael and LeeAnn Puckett, Sherry Puckett, Alvin Vance, Jeffrey Vance, Gloria and Chris Roth, Dawn and Jack Brickman, Wanda and Michael Mills, John and Sandy Pierce and Judy and Michael Beavers. The interment will follow Alleghany Memorial Park.
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