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Eugenia (Dawson) Wade

June 17, 1928 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Eugenia Wade Obituary

Genia Dawson Wade, 95, wife of the late JC Wade, passed away Sunday, December 24th, 2023 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Born June 17th, 1928 in Grifton, North Carolina, Genia was the daughter of the late Richard Abdul and Addie Langston Dawson. Genia was a lifelong resident of Kinston, North Carolina. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all. Genia formerly worked at JC Penny’s in Kinston, North Carolina and she was a farmer’s wife. She was a member of Airy Grove Christian Church where she was lovingly known as “Mama Genia” to all.

Genia is survived by her daughter, Teresa Todd and her husband Alec of Seneca; three grandchildren, Joshua Millsaps (Beth Ann), Jonathan Millsaps (Brooke), Katherine Bougie (Andrew); and five great grandchildren, Kendall Millsaps, Cooper Millsaps, Campbell Millsaps, Calvin Bougie, and Mills Bougie.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Genia is preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Wade. Genia was one of nine siblings that preceded her in death.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:30 am, February 17th, 2024 at Airy Grove Christian Church in Kinston, North Carolina. The family will receive friends and family beginning at 10:30 am prior to the service.

The family will be at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Genia’s memory can be made to St. Jude’s, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or Sudan Shriners Childrens Hospital, PO Drawer 12829, New Bern, NC  28561 and Airy Grove Christian Church, 1591 Airy Grove Church Road, Kinston, North Carolina, 28501.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Airy Grove Christian Church (Kinston, North Carolina)

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 17, 2024

11:30 AM
Airy Grove Christian Church (Kinston, North Carolina)

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