Gladys Barnes Wade

Born in Nashville, TN on May 12, 1933

Departed on October 25, 2010 and resided in Nashville, TN

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WADE, GLADYS BARNES, age 77, Mrs. Wade passed away peacefully at her home in Nashville on October 25, 2010 surrounded by her family and with the assurance of eternal life with Jesus Christ. She was born May 12, 1933, the daughter of A.G. "Glen" Barnes and Nellie Scott Barnes. She married Emmett Clifton Wade, Jr., with whom she enjoyed over 40 years of marriage until his time of passing. She and Emmett lived in the northern part of Kentucky for close to 12 years and then moved back to Nashville.
She started as a Nurses Aid and worked her way up to Activities Therapist and was employed and retired from Bordeaux Hospital where she had worked for over 20 years. She has also been a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church since her return to Nashville over 30 years ago.She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, two children, James Whallen Wade and Linda Lee Wade Clark, grandson, Lloyd Kirk Hubbard, six brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her son, Clifton Albert; daughter, Brenda Gail; sister, Mary Jean Meadows; seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She was a wonderful lady and will be sorely missed.
The funeral service will be at 12:00 on Friday, October 29, 2010 at West Harpeth Funeral Home. Interment following at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be on Wednesday and Thursday from 11 am-8pm at WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME 6962 Charlotte Pk 615 352-9400

4 Comments to Gladys Barnes Wade

  1. Marlene Goodman Geer
    October 27, 2010 12:00 am

    Brenda,
    I just wanted to convey my condolences to you and your family.
    I didnt know your mom but Im sure she was a terrific lady.She raised wonderful children, something i am sure she was very proud of.
    Let me know if I can be of any help. I will be in Clarksville thursday-sunday. God bless,
    you are all in my prayers.
    Marlene Goodman

  2. Ruth Leach
    October 27, 2010 12:00 am

    Cliff and Brenda Gail – We know that this will eventually happen, but we’re never quite ready for it. As a Christian, we know we will see them again, but I know how it hurts while we’re still here on earth – missing them and wanting to talk with them one more time. The Lord will soften the hurt though and He helps us recall all the good times we had with them. These are precious memories and a precious gift. I join in your sorrow and rejoice that she is in no more pain but is with our Lord.

  3. Linda Barnes
    October 28, 2010 12:00 am

    So sorry to hear about Gladys.
    My condonences to all.
    We never lose the people we love. They live the rest of our lives with us in our heart.

  4. Melanie Maxwell
    November 22, 2010 12:00 am

    Tyke and Gail,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Aunt Gladys was a very special person and was loved dearly. I think of you all often and hope that you can find strength in the memories of a woman who gave with all her heart and without question. She helped me during a very difficult time and I have always had a special place in my heart for her. Your Oklahoma family misses you both and sends love and prayers for comfort and strength. Perhaps your parents and mine are playing rook and enjoying each others company now. All my love, Melanie