Evelyn Etta Wade, age 90, of Fredericktown, died Sunday January 18, 2015. Evelyn was born February 18, 1924 in Bellville to Charles and Anna (Jeffries) Bridgeland.
At the age of 9, Evelyn and her mother moved in with three uncles near Loudonville where she finished school. She was a hard worker, working at General Industries in Bellville for 15 years then working as a cook for two years at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon and three years at the Laurels Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.
Evelyn enjoyed the simple pleasures of sewing and cooking wonderful meals, especially noted for her homemade rolls, decorating her home was also one of her interests. She was a kind and compassionate with her quiet and humble spirit. Evelyn was an active member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church and was also a member of Garden Club and Golden Friends Club.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law Lola and Tom Riester; her son Randy Wade, special friend Carrie grandchildren Kelli Clifford, Scott Knight, Randy Wade; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Besides her parents Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband Burr Wade and a granddaughter Stephanie Donaldson.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with Rev. Dr. Keith Bohley and Pastor Daniel Clifford officiating.
Burial will follow at Bellville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 2312 Village Park Court, Ontario, Ohio 44906. To send a condolence or share a story of Evelyn Wade, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Evelyn Wade.