Obit-Wade, Mary Arnell Cotham

Mrs. Mary Arnell Cotham Wade, 84, of the Bodenham Community died May 31, 2020, at her home.  

Mrs. Wade was born Oct. 2, 1935, in Campbellsville and was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She retired from Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. She was a beloved member of First Missionary Baptist Church, Bodenham and a church mother. She taught BTU until her health failed and she loved her Bodenham family and friends. She is preceded in death by husband Leon R. Wade; parents, Orddie and Martha Tidwell Cotham; grandson Ricardo Cotham Stangeland; and son-in-law Gary Sweatt.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors included son Leon Ricarodo Wade Jr. and wife Carol of Pulaski; daughters, Laurie Ann Wade and special friend Phil Stangeland of the Bodenham Community, Audry Antoinette Sweatt of Nashville; grandchildren, Jonathan W. Sweatt, Michael R. Sweatt, Adriane N.L. Sweatt; four great-grandchildren; special friend Janie Sherill; and a host of cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.

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