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Raymond E. Wade

September 18, 1947 — June 2, 2023

Maryville, TN

Raymond E. Wade, 75 passed away at his home on June 1, 2023. He was a lifelong resident of Maryville, he retired from AT&T after 43 years. He was a very active member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where he edited the videos. Raymond is preceded in death by his parents Grady and Winona Wade, Daughter Melanie Wade. Survived by his wife Bette Wade of 22 years. Daughters Charlene Wade, Janina, and husband John Morgan. Son Dylan and wife Kayla Wade, brother Curtis and his wife Celia Wade, stepchildren Rebekah and husband Barry Lucas, and Jon and wife Amber Cronan, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his two beloved fur babies Blaze and Mandy. The family would like to extend a special thanks to their friend and pastor Greg Long for all his support. The family and friends will assemble for a Graveside Service and Interment on Tuesday, June 6th, 2023, at 11:00am at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery officiated by Rev. Greg Long. In Lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 3736 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, TN 37804. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,     

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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

3736 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, TN 37804

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