In Memory of Rev. Wade Hale

Reverend Dr. Wade Hampton Hale, 95, of Rolling Green Village, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011.

Born in Anderson County, SC, he was the son of the late William Waanaa and Josphine Freeman Hale. Dr. Hale was a graduate of Mars Hill College and Furman University and received his D. Min degree from Southern Baptist Theo­logical Seminary.

He retired from North Greenville Jr. College, now North Greenville University, after 35 years of service as an instructor in the Religion Department. He also served as Baptist Student Union Director for 25 years and was Interim Pas­tor in many churches in the Upstate. He was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was prede­ceased by three sisters and three brothers. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Eliza­beth Rochester Hale; two daughters: Judy H. Dennison and Brenda H. Snyder and hus­band, Richard Lewis Snyder, Sr. (Ricky); four grandchildren: John Michael Den­nison, Kristin Denni­son Abercrombie and husband, David, Keri Snyder Graves and husband Buckley and Richard Lewis Snyder, Jr. (RJ); and two great­grandchildren, Rachel Anita Elizabeth (Rae) Graves and Charles Buckley Graves, IV.

Services will be con­ducted 2:00 PM Thurs­day, April 28, 2001 at The Mackey Mortuary with Dr. Jimmy Epting officiating. Private com­mittal services will be held in Woodlawn Me­morial Park.

The family is at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Ricky Snyder, 8 Blenheim Ct., Green­ville and will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wade H. and Elizabeth Hale Scholarship Fund, c/o North Greenville Uni­versity, PO Box 1892, Tigerville, SC 29688.

The Mackey Mortu­ary. Online obituaries and guest registry at www.mackeymortuary. com