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Wade Elmore Johnson

January 22, 1930 October 1, 2019
Wade Elmore Johnson
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Obituary for Wade Elmore Johnson

Wade Elmore Johnson, age 89, of Granite Falls passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Hickory Falls Health and Rehab in Granite Falls. Wade was born January 22, 1930 in Caldwell County to the late Don and Effie Knight Johnson. He was a member of Poovey’s Grove Baptist Church in Granite Falls and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Mary Kaylor Johnson and one sister, Weyburn Starnes.

He is survived by two daughters; Rita Huffman and husband Brent of Claremont and Marla Patton and husband Rob of Conover. Three grandsons; Jason Wade Eckard and wife Mary Ann of Lancaster PA, Spencer Chase Eckard and wife Shawnna of Abilene, TX and R. J. Patton of Conover. Three great grandchildren; Evelyn Ann Eckard and Corbin Dean Eckard of Lancaster, PA and Kenna Wylder Eckard of Abilene TX and also special friend and companion, Mae Rudisill of Granite Falls NC.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Poovey’s Grove Baptist Church in Granite Falls with Dr. Rick Crouse officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 544 of Hickory.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00-10:45 a.m. at the church.

Memorials may be made to: Caldwell County Hospice,902 Kirkwood Ave NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Caldwell County Hospice for their loving care.

Burke Mortuary & Crematory in Newton is serving the Johnson family.


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Receiving of Friends

Saturday

5

Oct

10:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 10/5/2019 10:45:00 AM
Poovey's Grove Baptist Church

4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road
Granite Falls, NC 28630

Poovey's Grove Baptist Church
4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road Granite Falls 28630 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

5

Oct

11:00 AM 10/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Poovey's Grove Baptist Church

4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road
Granite Falls, NC 28630

Poovey's Grove Baptist Church
4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road Granite Falls 28630 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Poovey's Grove Baptist Church Final Resting Place

4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road
Granite Falls, NC 28630

4889 Pooveys Grove Church Road Granite Falls 28630 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Caldwell Hospice

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