Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 5, 2014

Bernice Pendleton Wade

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Born January 6, 1917 in Princeton she was the daughter of the late Edward Summers Pendleton and Bertha Bee Elmore Pendleton. She was a member of the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Charleston, WV.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emmitt Dale Wade; four brothers, Arnold Pendleton, Junior Pendleton, Clyde Pendleton, and William D. “Billy” Pendleton; and one sister, Hallie P. Delp.

Survivors include two sons, Donald D. Wade and wife Emilie Apple Wade of Dacula, GA and Robert E. Wade and wife Sheila Boggess Wade of Charleston, WV; one daughter, Carolyn W. Townsley and husband Harry “Tee” Townsley of Springfield, VA; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Oakwood Park Cemetery in Princeton with Rev. Donald D. Wade officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call from 10:00 AM until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 900 Washington Street, Charleston, WV 25301 or to Evercare Hospice, 12018 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191.

On line condolences may be sent by visiting Seaver Funeral Home, 1507 N. Walker St., Princeton, WV 24740 is serving the Wade family.    


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