Born 10-23-1929 -- Died 9-12-2003
Dale Frank Wade, 73, of Deepwater, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Sept. 12, 2003, at his home.
He was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Ash Flat to Willis Edward and Viola Spaugh Wade. He married the former Gertrude Hamm, who preceded him in death. He was employed as a painter for Holiday Inn Motel in Oklahoma City, Okla., and was a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one brother, Alex Wade of Ash Flat; four sisters and their husbands -- Ruby and Harvey Weaver of Midwest City, Okla., Opal and Harold Burton of Deepwater, Mo., Willola and Elmer Pemberton of Warsaw, Mo., and Mary and Charles "Doc" Burton of Deepwater, Mo.; and several neices and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, three brothers, Jesse Kenneth and Kennard Wade.
A memorial service was Oct. 11, 2003 at Calvary Baptist Church located six miles south of Ash Flat on Highway 62 with the Rev. Hicks officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Baxter County Funeral Home of Mountain Home.