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Fay Wade, 88, Russell Springs, KY (1932-2020)

Fay Wade of Russell Springs passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020. She was 88 years old.

All services will be held privately. Online condolences may be left at

Fay Wade, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at the Russell County Hospital, surrounded by her sons, daughter in laws, and a host of loving and compassionate nurses at the hospital. She was born March 9, 1932 in Russell County to the late Claude & Mary Ocie Gaskin Thomas.

She was a homemaker, factory worker, businesswoman, a loving mother, grandmother, and, most of all, a strong Christian witness to everyone she met.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Geoffrey Wade, son, David Wade, and three brothers - C.L. Thomas, Earl Thomas, and Ronnie Thomas.

Survivors include:
  • 2 sons - John (Liezl) Wade, and Danny (Teresa) Wade, all of Russell Springs
  • 4 grandchildren - Scott Wade, Lance Wade, Danielle White, and her special songbird, Makalyn Wade.
  • 5 great-grandchildren also survive.
  • 1 brother - Owen Thomas, Russell Springs
  • 1 sister - Joyce (Royce) Bunch, Westchester, OH
  • A special family friend, Vivian Weddle, who was like a loving daughter
Memorials suggested to the Gideons International and can be made at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Fay Wade, 88, Russell Springs, KY (1932-2020)

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