Barbara S. Wade

Published 3:13 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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FRANKLIN — Barbara Staton Wade, 85, passed away on March 25, 2020, in Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Barbara S. Wade

Born in Scotland Neck, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Allen V. and Lucille Allsbrook Staton.

Barbara was a graduate of Scotland Neck High School and Rex Hospital School of Nursing in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was an operating room nurse for Dr. Mills Britt for over 30 years, and a longtime member of Franklin Baptist Church.

Barbara’s husband of 63 years, Bobby Lewis Wade, passed away shortly before her on March 25, 2020.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Cynthia W. Barb (Mike) and Tina W. Martin (David); three sisters, Jerry A. Batchelor, Debbie D. Smith (Mike) and Luci A. Dupree; four grandchildren Justin L. Barb, Heather L. Barb, Ashley M. Causey (Neil) and Wade A. Martin; and two great-grandchildren, Annabelle and Scarlett Causey.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Barbara and Bobby will have a private service and burial.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Franklin Baptist Church.