Estie L. Wade, 78, of Greenville went home to be with her
Lord April 18, 2017 at her daughter’s home.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday in the chapel of
Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Blue and Mr. John Kuhl
officiating. Interment will follow at
Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation
will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.
Born December 7, 1938 in Morgan Mill, Texas, Estie was the
daughter of William H. and Hassie (Davies) Stocks. On December 7, 1956 in Ft.
Worth, Estie married Jack E. Wade who preceded her in death on February 13,
1978. She was a homemaker and worked for
about ten years as a nurse’s aide at Terrell State Hospital. She was a longtime member of Cedar Grove
Estie’s savior, family, and friends were her passion and
delight. She never missed an opportunity
to share her faith and love for her precious savior. She inspired and
encouraged every person who was lucky enough to have known her. Estie’s selfless and giving spirit was
limitless. She found comfort in encouraging and praying for others. Her endless
notes inspired and uplifted the weary and downhearted. Her relationship with
her Lord was revealed in every heartfelt message. She will be missed beyond words.
As she was very passionate about spreading the gospel, she
had a great love for missions. Her
family would like to request that memorials be made in her name to mission
oganizations or to
church youth summer camp programs because she loved helping provide
funds for children to go to camp.
Her survivors include her sons Jack E. Wade, Jr. and wife
Debbie of Greenville, Mark David Wade and wife Laura of Caddo Mills, and James
Robert Wade of Royse City; daughter Anna Wynn and husband Michael of Greenville;
sisters Winnie Underwood and husband Buddy of Burleson, Glenda Starr and
husband Kenneth of Dike, and Daisy Sumner and husband Larry of Springtown;
grandchildren Jack E. Wade III, Chad Wade, Megan Heald, Morgan Jackson, Shea
Gray, Miranda Garlington, Amber Wynn, and Natalie Wade; great-grandchildren
Austin Heald, Anthony Wade, Caden Wade, Bentlee Garlington, Boone Gray, Jack
Wade IV, Jeb Wade, Ava Jackson and Heald twin girls to be born in October; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, her parents also preceded her in
Pallbearers will be nephews Kenneth Starr Jr., Kirk Starr,
Kent Starr, Cody Anderson and grandsons-in-law, Micah Jackson, and David Heald