Earnestine D. Wade

Published 10:47 am Wednesday, April 30, 2014

CARRSVILLE—Earnestine Drake Wade, 75, went to be with her Lord on April 27, 2014.

She was born on Jan. 18, 1939, in Southampton County to the late Joseph and Virgie Coggsdale Cutchins.

Earnestine was predeceased by her first husband, Robert Elmo Drake, and her second husband, Millard J. Wade Jr.; her four brothers, J.C., Roger, Carlton and Jack Cutchins; and her two sisters, Blanche Haldeman and Thelma Williams.

Our beloved and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Sharon Lee and Renee Wade and her fiancé, Bucky Gyoker; one son, Rick Drake and family; two sisters, Bernice Rogers and Faye Porter and her husband, Kenneth; two grandchildren, Chelsey and Chad Herman; Earnestine’s loving fiancé, Stanley “Pete” Byrd; and special family friend, Jonas Carpenter.

The memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, in Wright Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Franklin Baptist Church.