07/17/12 — SALLY W. WADE

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Dec. 27, 1921-July 14, 2012

LAGRANGE -- Sally Wortham Wade, 90, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012.

Sally was born in New Bern Dec. 27, 1921, to the late George Richard Wortham and Mary Annie Elmore Wortham.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, L.H. Wade Jr. and William Fletcher Burgess.

Sally enjoyed the company of people, and had worked at Sears, JCPenney, Woolco and The Kinstonian Restaurant, and last worked at the Scotch Bonnet Pier.

She enjoyed time at the beach, fishing, gardening and tending to her flowers. Sally also loved to square dance, cook, attend church, read the Bible and, most of all, cherished time spent with her family.

A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will be Thursday at 9 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery.

Sally is survived by two children, Edward Earl Wade and wife, Kim, of Newport News, Va., and Rebecca "Becky" Daniels and husband, Marvin, of LaGrange; five grandchildren, Teresa Wade Howell and husband, Eddie, Dale Wade and wife, Donna, Ben Wade and wife, Heather, Dava Crisp Rose and husband, Roger, and David Crisp Jr.; nine great-grandchildren, Tiffany Miller and husband, Jason, Travis Taylor and wife, Megan, Little Edward "E" Wade, Christina Wade, Cindy Wade, Jacob Rose, David Rose, Tyler Rose and Rachael Rose; two great-grandchildren, Rylee Miller and Walker Miller; along with a special caregiver and friend, Jeannie Thompson.

The family will receive friends Wednesday following the service of remembrance, and at other times they will be at the home of Marvin and Becky Daniels, 4919 N.C. 903 North, LaGrange.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on July 17, 2012 1:46 PM