Grace M. Wade

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Grace M. Wade, 73, passed away at LifePath Hospice in Sun City on May 17, 2017. She was born in Selma and is the daughter of Reverend Carl L. and Mary Ida Wilson, of Anniston and the sister to Carl Wilson Jr. Mrs. Wade touched and shaped many lives and her spirit lives on in those who knew and loved her. Married to Mr. Matson L. Wade, U.S. Army retired career musician, she traveled the world and immersed herself in the European communities where she lived. She volunteered her time to helping young people and served as Chapel Youth Leader, Cheerleading Coach, Cub Scouts Den Mother, and Girl Scouts Brownie Volunteer. Mrs. Wade was also active in the PTA and Protestant Women of the Chapel. Shortly after moving to Riverview, she hosted Life Group, an in-home adult Bible study small group. In her home-going, Mrs. Wade leaves behind a loving family. Survived by her husband of 57 years, Matson L. Wade Sr., and their three children and respective families: oldest son, Matson Wade Jr. and his wife, Jean Forstner and daughter, Olivia; second oldest son, Barry Wade and his wife, Susan, and their two children, Nicole and Jason; youngest child, Sharon Ball and her husband, Ernest Ball, and her two stepchildren, April and Andre. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Vernese Wade, Eileen Wade, and Rose Gordon; brothers-in-law, Charles Wade and Habibullah Mujahid; nieces, Donna Wilson-Robinson, Carla Wilson and Rita Wilson. Viewing will be from 9-10 a.m. followed by the memorial service at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Funeral Home located at 6919 Providence Rd., Riverview, FL 33578. Mrs. Wade will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery on May 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. Memorial gifts in Mrs. Wade's honor, can be made to St. Jude, Feed the Children, or the . Serenity Meadows Memorial Park Funeral Home 813-677-9494
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Serenity Meadows Memorial Park & Funeral Home - Riverview
6919 Providence Road
Riverview, FL 33578
(813) 677-9494
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 24, 2017
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