Mrs. Bertha Mae (Gardner) Wade

August 4, 1943August 7, 2018

Bertha Mae Wade passed away on August 07, 2018 at the age of 75. Bertha was born on August 4, 1943 in Smith County to the parents of Finis and Mary Gardner. She attended City Temple Seventh Day Adventist church and received her education at Lincoln High school. Bertha is survived by her loving husband Walter Wade of 56 years they were married in September of 1962 in Dallas TX and had 5 children Glinda Gardner, Walter Wade Jr., Frederick Wade, Sondra Wade, and Sharon Wade. Bertha is predeceased by her mother Mary Gardner and her father Finis Gardner, her Sister Virginia Hayes, brother Wayne Bailey, her daughter Glinda Gardner, her daughter Sondra Wade- Lott and her grandson George Freeman. Bertha has 2 sisters (1 preceding her in death) and 2 brothers (1 preceding her in death) and Bertha is lovingly remembered and left to cherish by her husband Walter Wade Sr., son Walter Wade Jr, son Frederick Wade and daughter Sharon Wade. She also has 19 grandchildren, (1 proceeded her in death)24 great-grandkids and 2 great-great grandkids, and a host nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Bertha enjoyed cooking, baseball, Tyler Perry and her plants (*her babies”) and caring for everyone.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • Wake Service Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 13, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, August 13, 2018

Mrs. Bertha Mae (Gardner) Wade

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