Mother Wade

 

 

Mother Wade

Dovie Wade Sunrise: May 4, 1917 Sunset: Oct. 26, 2007 Resident of Richmond Mother Dovie Wade was born to the parents of Willie and Aquilla Luvene on May 4, 1917 in Cola, Mississippi. She had one sister and eight brothers, all of whom preceded her in death. She went to third grade at Providence School in Collins, Mississippi. In her early teens she married her late husband, Lee Roy Wade Sr. They were married 40 years. Mother Wade accepted the Lord and joined Olive Grove Pentecostal Baptist Church of Berkeley, California, under the leadership of the late Alfred Watson. She later became a member of Emergency Line Church in Oakland, California under the leadership of her late son-in-law, Ralph Huston. After the demise of Emergency Line Church she remained a member of Your Answer Christian Center, which became Global Christian Ministries under the Pastorship of her daughter, Dr. Irene Huston. Mother Wade was the president of the Mother’s Board at Global Christian Ministries. She was a faithful, dedicated, active member, doing whatever she was asked to do and never complained. She was a strong soldier for God and a woman of much wisdom. Mother Wade was also known as “Mother Richmond” and widely known as a “dancer for the Lord”, no matter where she was. Because of her age, her vibrant dancing was an inspiration to all ages. She was everyone’s grandmother. She began her career working in a nursing home in California and after working many years in the nursing home, she received her certificate for Practical Nursing. After 35 years, she retired from the nursing home. Later, she became a Licensed Day Care Provider and retired after 20 years. She leaves to cherish her forever: four children, Lee Roy Wade Jr., Irene Huston, James H. Wade, and Ollie J. Kinsey; one daughter-in-law; one son-in-law; and a daughter-in-law and son-in-law who preceded her in death; two brothers-in-law; and three sisters-in-law; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Mother Wade’s famous words were “What the Lord Can’t Do Just Can’t Be Done.”