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Kinston---Wendy Butler Wade, 49, of Kinston, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. Wendy was born Feb. 16, 1961, in Cisco, Texas to Clyde Butler of Sweetwater, TX and the late Patricia Ann Wallace Butler. In addition to her mother, Wendy was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Rufus F. Wade; daughter, Kassi Wade; and sister, Cindy Foster. Wendy graduated from the Lenoir Community College School Of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse with 3HC. Wendy was passionate about nursing and treated her patients as family. Wendy was an avid quilter, a member of the Thimbleberries Quilting Guild and had a great love of her home state, Texas.
A graveside service of remembrance will be held Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Westview Cemetery with Rev. Tony McLamb officiating.
In addition to her father, Wendy is survived by her son, Kere Wade and wife, Katie of Snow Hill; grandson, Nicholas Lee Wade; three sisters, Vicki Homa and husband, Doug of Fort Worth, TX, Mendy Wade and husband, Wendell of Maryneal, TX and Kim Butler of Charlotte; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby Foster of Cisco, TX, Charles Wade and wife, Martha of Kinston, Bobby Wade and wife, Ella of Kinston, Sherman Wade and wife, Etta of Sweetwater, TX, Doug Wade and wife, Elaine of Kinston; Marie Clayborne and husband, Ernest of Kinston, Shirley Thompson and husband, Virgil of Cove City, Barbara Taylor and husband, Leland of Snow Hill, Bob Lewis of Poquoson, VA.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.