March 29, 2019

Edna (Grace) Wade – Bedford
May 4, 1921 – March 29, 2019
Edna (Grace) Wade, 97, of Bedford, died at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019, at White River Lodge with her family by her side.
Born May 4, 1921, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Sanford Grubb and Linnie (Henderson) Hunter. She
married George Oliver Wade on February 7, 1942, and he preceded her in death on September 18, 1986. She was a
homemaker and had worked at RCA. She was a faithful and active member of Old Union Christian Church where
she had taught Sunday School for many years.
Survivors include children, Trudy Siniard, Sanford (Sandy) Wade and wife, Kim, all of Williams, James Wade and wife, Teresa, Dwight Wade and wife, Sherry, all of Bedford, Gary Wade and wife, Beverly, of Williams; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a grandson, Chris, a son-in-law, four brothers, and one sister.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31 st at Old Union Cemetery with Mike Lewis officiating. Burial will follow. No calling hours are scheduled.
Family and friends may express condolences at
Mary Lou Brown – Mitchell
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January 1, 1930 – March 27, 2019
Mary Lou Brown, 89, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at her residence.
Born January 1, 1930, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of George and Beerock (Walters) Goldsby. She married Charles N. Brown in September 1948, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 1962.
Mary retired from NWSC Crane and was a member of Rivers Edge Fellowship Church. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting.
Survivors include her children, Rosellen Reynolds of Mitchell, Bee Ann (Jose) Edwards of Las Vegas, Nevada, Helen (Kenneth) Case of Mitchell, Robert (Cathy) Brown of Fayetteville, Arthur Brown of Fayetteville, Linda (R.C.) Garrett of Caryville, Tennessee; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Emmie (Jim) Adams of Florida, Georgia (Donnie) Key of Bedford
Her parents; husband; son, Charles Brown; grandchildren, Lonnie Reynolds, Victor Brown, and Charles Burrage; great-granddaughter, Angel Mary Burrage; and sisters, Peggy Taylor, and Gean Kathleen Goldsby, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Phil Thorne officiating. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Old Union Christian Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: David Porter, John Porter, Kenny Case, Michael Case, Barry Key, and Rusty Key.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Perley Jackson – Bedford
February 18, 1946 – March 28, 2019
Perley Jackson, 73, of Bedford, passed away at his residence from his long battle with cancer on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 1 p.m.
JR was born in Vermont on February 18, 1946, and moved his family to Bedford in the early ’70s. Besides serving his country in the Air Force during Vietnam, he spent most of his life as a truck driver including 14 years driving for his friend, Gary Wade at Gary Wade Trucking. JR also lived in Texas and Los Angeles, CA where he owned the famous JR’s Cowboy Palace, which was featured in many films.
JR is survived by his wife, Roberta Hackman; her two daughters, Amanda Wilson and Michelle Hackman; his two
daughters, Juli Tincher and Tammy Gutierrez; his two sons, Mark Jackson, and Joey Jackson; his grandchildren, Shelby Chastain, and Brady Tincher; his two sisters, Eileen and Anna; his two brothers, Homer and Bobby; his many
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 31st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter
Mortuary with Pastor David Ferry officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Sunday,
March 31 st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Lawrence County Cancer
Patient Services.
Family and friends may express condolences at