WADE, Mr. Bennie Roosevelt, 69, of Columbia, Va., departed this life on Friday, February 7, 2020, in Columbia. He is survived by his wife, Naomi Wade; a son, John R. Bland Jr.; two daughters, Angela Jefferson and Sophia Bland; 10 grandchildren, one devoted, Travis Jefferson; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers, Garrison Leroy Wade and John Edward Wade (Minnie); a sister, Jannie Fannings; two sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, other relatives and friends. His remains rest at Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home of Cumberland, where public viewing will be held Friday, from 2 to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, 1 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Columbia, Va. Rev. Clifford Temple Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. www.mariangraythomasfuneralhome.com

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