Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Patriarca Wade, 84, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 10 A.M. on Wednesday,
July 25, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
the Granville community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 – 9 P.M.,
Tuesday from 3 – 8 P.M., and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until
time of services.
Mrs. Wade passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2007, at her
daughter’s residence in Lebanon, TN.
She was born April 5, 1923, in Sandusky, Ohio, to the late
Vincenzo and Anna Kathryne Yingling Patriarca. On March
25, 1943, she was married to the late Verble F. Wade, who
passed away September 21, 2003. She was a housewife and a
Christian. She was a grand lady – who leaves behind many that
loved her. A brother, sisters, children, grandchildren, great-
grandchildren, loving son-in-laws, and very special nieces and
nephews, as well as her countless friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Fred Lee Wade, and shortly after her death,
her son Michael; 1 Daughter-in-Law: Linda L. Pippin Wade; 1
Son-in-Law: William Kenny Martin; and 3 Sisters: Mary
Nearhood, Rebecca Jane Zook, and Electa Mace.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Robert James Wade of
Bloomington Springs, TN and Anthony Gean Wade of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Daughters: Frances Carol Poston Hoalcraft
of Cookeville, TN, Sheila Ann Glover of Lebanon, TN, Linda
Sue Bellamy of Brentwood, TN, and Pauline Wade Martin of
Baxter, TN; 1 Brother: Vincenzo (Pete) Jr. Patriarca of Toledo,
Ohio; 2 Sisters: Clarabell Frances Price of Cleveland, Ohio
and Lillian Pettegrau of Cleveland, Ohio; 18 Grandchildren;
23 Great-Grandchildren; and several very special nieces and
Bro. Todd Elliott and Bro. Rosco Kornegay will officiate at the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Polly
Wade Martin Cancer Fund.
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