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
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,
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.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home