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Kathy Jean Wade

Appalachia, Va.-Kathy Jean Wade, 63, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tn.
She was born in Scott County, Virginia. Kathy was a former waitress at Pizza Hut in Big Stone Gap. She attended Thee Church in Appalachia.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel R. and Brilla L. (Hill) Calton; and a brother, Dennis Calton.
Surviving are her husband, Charlie Wade; son, Daniel “Skip” Wade, Dryden, Va.; daughter, Brilla Wade, East Stone Gap, Va.; four granddaughters, Francheska Perry (Sean), Brooke Bentley, Jonna Stevens and Victoria Bentley; four great grandchildren; brother, Danny R. Calton (Vickie), Dot, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 3:00pm – 5:00pm on Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave, W., Big Stone Gap, to celebrate Kathy’s life.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Wade family.
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