MARY SHIRLEY GROSECLOSE WADE, Stroud Funeral Home, CLUTE, TX - Shirley G. Wade, 73, of San Angelo, T…

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MARY SHIRLEY GROSECLOSE WADE, Stroud Funeral Home, CLUTE, TX - Shirley G. Wade, 73, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away Friday, June 20, 2003, in Clute, Texas, at her son's residence. Born Oct. 30, 1929, in McCamey, Texas, Shirley was a retired educator, having taught seventh grade English at Thomas Edison Junior High School in San Angelo. She attended college at Stephens in Columbia, Mo., received her B.A. from U.T.-Austin and her M.A. from U.N.M. in Albuquerque, N.M. She is survived by her son, William C. "Bill" (Tad) Wade and wife, Hila, of Clute; her granddaughter, Amelia Amorette Wade of Arlington, Texas; her sister, Martha Lynn Hedges of Raleigh, N.C.; her sister-in-law, Francis Groseclose of Houston, Texas; nephews and nieces, Roy Hedges of Raleigh, Carol Locken, Russell Hedges, Wright Hedges and William B. Groseclose III, all of California, and Gregory Groseclose of Houston; and numerous cousins, other family members and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Buell and Adelaide Colvard Groseclose; and her brothers, William Buell Groseclose Jr. and John Robert Groseclose. Besides her passion for teaching, Shirley loved to read, work on her book, "Fast Track Grammar," listen to classical music, attend lunch/dinner outings with friends, and until her health declined, go backpacking, study Aikido and travel. Shirley was a devoted mother and friend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Friends of Shirley Wade, Tom Green County Library, 113 W. Beauregard, San Angelo, TX 76903; the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, or to a charity of your choice . A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ, 29 N. Oakes, San Angelo, Texas.

Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Mary Shirley Groseclose
October 30, 1929
93 McCamey, Upton, TX
1 June 20, 2003
19 73 Clute, Brazoria, TX
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