LA GRANGE - Hilda Hines Wade, 88, of La Grange, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Hilda was born July 27, 1926, in Johnston County to the late John and Sallie Williams Hines. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Carlos Wade and J.C. Beamon; and two children, Danny Howell and Wanda Faye Wade. Hilda was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family. Proverbs 31 personified the person she was. Her life set an example for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that will lead them all their lives. Hilda was a longtime member of La Grange Church Of God. A people person, Hilda enjoyed good singing, animals, cooking and taking care of her family. A service of remembrance will be held Thursday, August 21, 2014, at 7 p.m. from La Grange Church Of God with the Rev. Arnold Ball and the Rev. Kevin Woolard officiating. Interment will be Friday at 10 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery. Hilda is survived by four children, Tony Wade and wife Dianne, of La Grange, Carroll Wade and wife Gwen, of Kinston, Randy Wade and wife Kelly, of La Grange and Eric Wade of La Grange; daughter-in-law LaRue Howell Sutton of La Grange; 12 grandchildren, Sherri Howell Woolard and husband Kevin, Michelle Howell Dawson and husband Chris, Joshua Howell, Jason Wade and wife Dana, Toni Wade Sutton and husband Wesley, Megan Wade, Brandon Wade, Matthew Wade and wife Kim, Amber Wade Hatcher, Joshua Wade and wife Jean, Braelyn Wade and Garris Wade; step-grandson, Joseph Leneave Jr. and wife Brandy; nine great-grandchildren, Kristen Woolard, Hannah Woolard, Dani Dawson, Spencer Wade, Mollie Wade, McKinnon Wade, Aiden Wade, Alyssa Hatcher and Lyla Marie Wade; and two step great-grandchildren, Caden Leneave and Dayla Leneave. Hilda was also preceded in death by six siblings, Joe Hines, Ola Hamm, Eula Allen, Leigh Culpepper, Clyde Powell and Grace Lassiter. The family will receive friends Thursday following the service. Online condolences may be expressed at rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to La Grange Church Of God, P.O. Box 218, La Grange, NC 28551 or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com.
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Published in Free Press on Aug. 21, 2014