Arvie Otto Wade, 94, of Ringling, Okla., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at the Gospel Tabernacle Church of Jesus Christ of Ringling with Jimmy Morris officiating. BUrial will follow at the Ringling Memorial Cemetery in Ringling, Okla. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Mr. Wade was born April 10, 1920 near Center Point, Okla., one of 14 children of Charlie and Alice (Hawkins) Wade. He attended Center Point School through eighth grade. He married Rebecca “Allene” Daniel on Oct. 7, 1938, and they lived in the Center Point area until he became manager for the Langford Ranch near Byers. After forty years as ranch manager, they moved back to Center Point where he continued to farm and ranch until his retirement in 2007. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Ringling.
He is preceded in death by one son, Billy Don Wade; one grandson, Cody Wade; five brothers, Ozeal, Chesley, Melvin, Orb, and L.V.; and three sisters, Beatrice Wade, Thelma Pemberton and Beulah Hammons.
He is survived by his wife Allene of 76 years, three sons, Sherrell and wife Dean of Byers, Charles and wife Lana of Ringling, and Corky and wife Judy of Byers; a brother, Jake Wade and wife Toppy; four sisters, Alpha Morris and husband Billy, Ella Morris, Drue Patrick and husband Don, and Ollie Patrick and husband Junior, all of Ringling; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Family visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.