Audra J. Wade, age 92, of Mt. Zion; departed this life at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at her son's residence following an extended illness.
Born March 4, 1921 in Gilmer County, daughter of the late Albert and Doshia Harris Williams.
Audra was a homemaker for most of her life, she enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting, and milking her cows. Audra also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and was a Baptist by faith.
In December 1939 she was united in marriage to Herbert B. Wade, who preceded her in death on August 22, 1984.
Surviving are two sons, Clyde Wade and wife, Peggy of Tanner; and Delmas Wade and wife, Ellen of Mt. Zion; and one sister, Thelma Demanski of Livonia, MI; and one daughter-in-law, Margie Wade. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 15 great great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents and husband, Audra was preceded in death by one son, Oras Wade, two daughters, Edith Bush and Loraine Wade, three sisters, Maude Tucker, Hulda Kight, and Lula Boone, four brothers, Shirley Ray Williams, Sherman Aaron Williams, Thurman Elton Williams, and Harold Elias Williams, one grandson, Paul Wade, and twin granddaughters that passed away at birth.
Funeral Services were conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV, 26351 at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2014, Rev. Ronzel Roberts officiated. Burial followed in the Three Poplar Cemetery on Holts Run, Route 5 West, Glenville. Friends called from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Saturday at the mortuary.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. assisted the family of Audra J. Wade with arrangements.