Mrs. Iona Wade
Mrs. Iona Wade, 95, was born to the late Doc and Florence (Norris) Watkins. She passed June 20, 2013. She joined Sycamore Grove Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and continued her faithful worship and service at Little Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her first husband Charlie Lee Tigg and her second husband the late Ervin Wade.
She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted son Deacon Lewis E. Tigg Sr., seven devoted grandchildren Lewis E. Tigg Jr., Cynthia (Robert) Holland, Gwendolyn (Jimmy) Marable, Fredrick (Sharren) Tigg, Chinita (Roger) Batey, Angela (Marion) Ostine and Victor (Kyna) Tigg. Sixteen great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren, one stepson-in-law John L. Collier, two step grandsons Jimmy L. Collier and Ronald E. Collier, six step great grandchildren, to step great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mrs. Wade will lie in state at Rucker Memorial Chapel from 12 noon until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013. Family visitation will be Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 11 a.m. with funeral to follow at 12 noon at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 762 Holly Grove Road, Lascassas, Tennessee. Pastor Jerry Marable will officiate and Pastor Freddie B. Carpenter, Jr. will be the Eulogist. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Rucker Memorial Chapel. 615-895-2200 www.ruckermemorialchapel.com