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Leroy G. Wade

Thursday, July 10, 2008

WILSON CITY -- Leroy G. Wade, 61, died July 7, 2008, at his home.

Born Oct. 22, 1946, to the late George W. and Ella Mae Graham Wade, he attended Lincoln High School in Charleston. He was employed by Levee District No. 3 in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief.

He was married to Louise Johnson.

Survivors include: one son, Jason Wade of Wilson City; two daughters, Maria Wade of Lynwood, Ill., and Tiffani Wade of Chicago Heights, Ill.; five brothers, Aaron Wade of Virginia Beach, Va., Waverly Wade and Elmer Wade of Dowagiac, Mich., Marvin Wade of University Park, Ill., and George Wade of Wyatt; three sisters, Early Mae Stringfellow of Chicago Heights, Ollie Lane of University Park and Margaret Wade of Richland Falls, Ill.; seven grandchildren; and his companion, Doris Burnett of Wilson City.

Visitation is scheduled from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ollie Grove Baptist Church in Wilson City with the Rev. Melvin Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.