Sara Frances Gouge Wade, age 81, of Grayson, GA, formerly of Stone Mountain, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday July 2, 2013. She is preceded n death by her husband of 53 years, Spanky Wade, her Mother, Father, Two Brothers and a Sister. She is survived by her Daughter, Tracie Wade Schultz, Son-in-Law, John Schultz, three Grandchildren, Kelly, Matthew and Kristen Schultz, all of Grayson, Sister, LaDelle Gouge and Sister in Law, Betty Gouge, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. A Graduate of Stone Mountain High School, she lettered in Cheerleading and Basketball, Frances was employed by Continental Insurance Company until she married the love of her life and stayed home to raise her family. She was a member of the Golden Girls, a group of friends she has had since high school. She was a member of the Stone Mountain Women's Club, Stone Mountain Elementary School PTA, and Stone Mountain First Baptist Church. She loved the Georgia Bulldogs and was an avid fan. Frances was a loving wife, mother, and "Granny" and loved her family more than anything else. Mrs. Wade will truly be missed by all of her loving family and her many wonderful friends. Funeral Services will be held Saturday July 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Wages & Sons Chapel with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. Burial will follow at Stone Mountain Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday July 5th from 4:00 until 8:00 pm at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 770 469-9811. Express condolences at

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  1. We’re SO sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you & we’re praying for God’s love & strength to surround your family! Love you all!

  2. I will miss Frances at the Wade Cousins gathering. She was such a blessing in sharing her memories. You will all be in my prayers during this sorrowful time.

  3. John, Tracy and sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you during this time, hoping memories of your time spent together will always be with you.

  4. I am sorry for your loss – I pray God carries you through this difficult time. My love to you all –Tracie, John, Kelly, Kristin and Matt — Cherish all the memories. Frances was a lovely lady–a pleasure to know. –Love Barbara Rocco

  5. The world will not be the same without the spirit of this beautiful lady. She was so loving and sweet. God bless all of the family. She was a blessing in so many ways to all of us. Love ya, Andrea

  6. Tracie, John, Kelly, Kristin, and Matt, I am very sorry for your loss. From the times that I have read the posts of Kelly and Kristin on Facebook, she sounds like a truly wonderful lady. My prayers are with all of you and everyone who knew and loved her. Renie’

  7. As a long time friend of the Schultz family I had the privilege of getting to know sweet Frances! She was an amazing woman with a warm heart that will be forever missed. My prayers are with all of Mrs. Wades loved ones during these particularly hard days to come!

  8. Tracie, you are being lifted up to the Father…His special Grace will cover you and your family! Trust Him with your sorrow and rejoice. Psalm 116:15 We always loved Frances, Spanky and you! love, Yvonne

  9. Tracie, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother.
    take care, Jerri Lynn

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