Mr. Jackie Terrell Wade, age 85, husband of Mary Sanders Wade of 101 Catawba St., Union, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
Mr. Wade was born in Union, March 16, 1936, a son of the late Frank Terrell Wade and Nettie Howell Wade. He was a graduate of Union High School and attended Cecil Business College in Spartanburg. Mr. Wade retired from the City of Union Utility Department after 28 years. He was a member of Mon Aetna Baptist Church where he was a member of the Adult Men’s Sunday school class. He was a veteran of the US Army and enjoyed fishing and baseball.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 57 years, Mary, are a daughter, Susan Wade Smith and husband Calvin and a son, David Terrell Wade all of Union; a granddaughter, Cathryn Elizabeth Smith and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Wade was predeceased by five sisters, Ruth Leonhardt, Grace Baldwin, Jute O’Sheilds, Verle Hodge and Lucille Wade and eight brothers, Frank Wade, Jr., Boyce Wade, Cecil Wade, Darrell Wade, Thomas Wade, William Wade, Donald Wade and Olin Wade.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Mon Aetna Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Chris Gulledge. Burial will follow at Union Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 3:00 PM Sunday at the church prior to the services.
Active pallbearers will be Roger Wade, Ronnie Wade, Joe Wade, Mark Wade, Ken White and Brent O’Shields.
Staff and nurses of D.C.I are asked to sit in a group.
Memorials may be made to Mon Aetna Baptist Church, 1431 Lockhart Hwy., Union, SC 29379.
The family will be at the home, 101 Catawba St., Union.