Willie Lee Wade Sr. of Clover passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. He was born in Halifax County on December 23, 1933 and was 85 years of age. He was the son of the late George T. Wade and the late Adeline Hazelwood Wade. He was married to the late Bernice Newcomb Wade.
He was a member of Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church and the Woodmen of the World.
Willie Lee Wade Sr. is survived by his son, Willie L. “Billy” Wade Jr. and wife Arlene of Crystal Hill;
grandchildren Jarrett C. Wade of Crystal Hill, Jordan Wade Matlok and husband Christian of Germany;
great grandchildren Liam Matlok of Germany; sister Marion Hamlett and husband Clarence of Drakes Branch; son-in-law Cecil Crews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra W. Crews; siblings Chester Wade, Neddie Wade, Alene Seamster, Annie Newcomb, Tucker Wade and Minnie Lloyd.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Pizzeck officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Cemetery.
The family received friends Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home.
For memorials, consider Clover United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 97, Clover, VA 24534.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.