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Thomas Earl Wade



1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37013

Visitation with the Family:
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017
Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37013

Celebration of Life:
12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017
Scales & Sons Funeral Home, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37013

The Service of Committal & Interment:
Following the Service on Thursday, May 25, 2017
Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro TN

Thomas Earl Wade was born on March 23, 1957 to Carl and Janie Wade of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Full of life and light, Thomas was a kind, gentle, caring, man who loved deeply, laughed often, and gave freely.

Thomas had been residing in Fairbanks, Alaska making its glorious wilderness his backdrop for the last 39 years. In that time, Thomas enjoyed being active in his community and participating in an array of activities: from leisure walks and long drives to hunting, fishing,
softball and bowling.

Although 60 years seems too short to have lived a full life, Thomas lived life to the fullest and being an obedient servant, Thomas answered the call of the Lord and entered into His place of rest on May 18, 2017.

Thomas is preceded in death by his loving parents, Carl and Janie Wade; and beloved siblings, Carl E. Wade and Thelma L. Wade.

Left to navigate this road called life without his shining light are his children whom he loved and adored, sons, Quanta L. Wade of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Deamont S. Wade of Anchorage, Alaska and daughter, Tonisha J. Wade of Anchorage, Alaska; the gems in his crown
of life, grandchildren, Tyler, Darian, Marco, Lil Quanta, Keyveon, GiaVonna, Charlene, Jaiden, Issa, J'Driaunna and Jacinthia; great-granddaughter, Jade; beloved and devoted sisters, Ida Lee Gordon of Nashville, Tennessee and Mary Jane Swader of Murfreesboro,
Tennessee; respected brother-in-law, Arthur E. Gordon of Nashville, Tennessee; dear and devoted aunts, Mary Claybrooks of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Betty Collier of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Sadie Wade
of Walter Hill, Tennessee; revered uncles, Roscoe Wade of Nashville, Tennessee, Albert Wade of Walter Hill, Tennessee; a cherished and devoted nephew, Timothy Wade of Nashville, Tennessee; and a host of
nephews, nieces, cousins, and many dear and devoted friends; and the lady, friend and love of his life, Cleva Thomas, who has been his loving companion, faithful friend and cherished love for many years.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371