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Daily Press
November 25, 2001


Mary Sue Wade, wife of John H. Wade Jr., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001. Arrangements are by Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel.


Daily Press
November 28, 2001


Mary S. Wade died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, at James River Convalescent Center in Newport News.

She was born in Halifax, Va., to the late Elijah and Sue Medley Richardson.

Mrs. Wade leaves to cherish her memories her husband, John H. Wade Sr. of Newport News; two daughters, Elder Shirley Britt (Pernell) of Chesapeake and Saluted Terrell of Newport News; six sons, Junior Terrell of Keeling, John Wade Jr., Willie Wade (Jeanette) of Smithfield, Joseph Wade of Hampton, Patrick Wade of Newport News and Divon Wade (Angela) of Newport News; grandchildren, Divonda Wade, Jeremy Britt, Willett Wade, Marcus Terrell, Maurice Terrell, Markeal Wade, Alonzo Wade and Mario Hatchett; one sister, Nelsie Richardson of Philadelphia; two brothers, Sunadie Richardson of Newport News and Elijah Richardson Jr. (Pat) of Philadelphia; five sisters-in-law; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A wake service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Cooke Bros. Funeral Chapel. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Messiah Baptist Church, 1152 24th St., Newport News, with the Rev. Well officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Family and friends are to assemble by 12:15 p.m. Thursday at 1110 80th St.

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