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Florence K. Wade, 97, of Dalton, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at Tranquility of Dalton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Wade Sr.; sons, Gerald Grant Wade and George Christopher Wade; sisters, Ann Hopper, Ora Lovin, Martha Wimpey, Frances Ellison and Maxine Crow; brothers, Floyd Kephart and Ray Kephart.
She was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Patricia and Kenneth Witherow of Dalton and Cindy Wade of Asheville, N.C.; sons and daughters-in-law, Hershel Jr. and Betty Wade of Dalton and Larry and Lynn Wade of Bradenton, Fla.; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Barbara Kephart of Dalton; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Wade will be today at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Walker officiating. Burial will be in Grove Level Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from noon until the funeral hour at 2 p.m. The family asked that in lieu of flowers memorial contribution be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 922 E. Morris St., Dalton, GA 30721, or to Avalon Hospice, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive., Chattanooga, TN 37421.
The family would like to thank the staff of Tranquility of Dalton Assisted Living/Reflections.
You may leave the family a message or light a candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com.
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.
Published on June 27, 2017
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