Family-Placed Death Notice
WADE, Thomas Thomas Merrell Wade died at his home in Arab, Alabama on Thursday, February 28, 2013 after a brief illness. He was a retired aerospace engineer with NASA in Huntsville and a WWII Veteran. Mr. Wade was born in Cherokee County, Georgia to William Thomas Wade and Mae Adams Wade. He was a graduate of Ackworth High School, West Georgia College and Georgia Tech. Preceding him in death were his wife of 53 years, Anna Fariss Wade and a daughter, Carolyn Virginia Wade. He is survived by his daughter, the Reverend Nancy Wade Kline (Sims) of DeLand, Florida and his son, Fariss Thomas Wade (Letha) of Navarre, Florida; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a brother, Bill J. Wade of Winston, Georgia. A service was held at First United Methodist Church in Arab, Alabama on March 9, 2013; Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel was in charge.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 2, 2013