Lillian Young Wade

November 08, 1931 ‒ October 20, 2008

Fredericktown, Ohio

Lillian Young Wade, age 76, of Shipley Road, Fredericktown, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2008 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on November 8, 1931, in Glade Springs, Virginia to the late Walter L. and Neva E. (Heaton) Lethcoe. Lillian enjoyed her southern cooking and sitting around with family listening to country gospel or playing her guitar. She enjoyed a lot of the simple things in life, but most important to her was the quality time she spent with her husband, children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Rodney “Rocky” Wade, a son, John J. Young of Orlando, Florida, four daughters, Patti (Dennis) Osenga of Lodi, California, Joni Fryer of Orlando, Florida, Linda (Kendall) Corrie of Walton, Nebraska, Kelly Johnston of Lexington, Kentucky, 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, step son, Martin Wade of Grove City, Ohio and step daughter, Marsha Tate of Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack J. Young, a son, Larry Stewart Young, eleven brothers and sisters, Kyle Lethcoe, Claude Lethcoe, Cora Moore, Mary Castle, Faye McGlockin, Chester Lethcoe, Elmer Lethcoe, Penny Singleton, Roberta Castle, Ruby Castle and her twin brother, Lester William Lethcoe.

Friends may call on Thursday, October 23, 2008, from 5 to 7 PM at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where a funeral service will follow at 7 PM. Rev. Tim Hancock will be officiating. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at 2 PM in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Orlando, Florida.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Lillian Young Wade.