George R. “Ronnie” Wade, born May 23, 1941, went to be with the Lord March 3, 2020, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Mary Nell and George H. Wade; sister, Mary Ann Burnett (Bob) of Hueytown, AL; brothers, James P. Wade (Barbara) of Newnan, GA, and William R. Wade of Biloxi, MS; nephew Douglas Holder of Bessemer, AL; and son-in-law, Oscar L. “Lynn” Gibbs.
He is survived by his wife, Bettie B. Wade; son, Michael P. “Jack” Wade, (Leigh Ann); daughters, Phyllis Y. “Jill” Hale, Annette Deneice Gibbs, and Sharron “Sam” Hopkins (Jimmy); sister, Sandra “Kitty” Barnett (Bill); and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Pallbearers will be Chad Wade, Michael Smith, Scott Green, Matt Howell, William Richardson, and Riley Blackmon. Honorary Pallbearer will be T. J. Hopkins.
Services will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Forestdale Freewill Baptist Church, 2615 Veterans Memorial Drive, Forestdale, Alabama, 35214 with Rev. Mike Cox and Rev. Jack Rollins officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the church with the service beginning at 12:00 pm. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Adamsville, AL.
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