TEXARKANA, Texas -- Charlie Thomas Wade, 68, died July 10, 2005, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark.
Born Jan. 1, 1937, in Luxora, Ark., son of the late Rice William and Anna Lucille Reynolds Wade, he was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Denise Wade of Waskom, Texas, and Ted and Angela Wade of Texarkana, Ark.; two brothers, Earl Wade of Blodgett, Mo., and Kelles Wade of Sikeston, Mo.; four sisters, Christina Rice and Molly Evans of Blodgett, Peggi Byrd of Sikeston and Judy Leeming of Mountain View, Mo.; five grandchildren, Thomas Wade Jr., Lesleigh Wade, Heather Wade, Lauren Wade and Landon Wade; and one great-
granddaughter, Emmalee Wade.
One sister, Mary Lucille Wade, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Blanchard Funeral Chapel, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. Russel Rice, minister of Church of Christ in Blodgett, will officiate with assistance by Bob Deason, minister of Church of Christ in McMinnville, Tenn.
Burial will follow in the Blodgett Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Bill Knoderer, Mark Wade, Tim Wade, Aaron Wade, Charlie Sitzes and Jason Byrd.
Honorary pallbearers will be: James Meadows, Shawn Byrd, James Howell, John Miller, David Deason and Ronnie Baker.