Marion Star, 29 March 2002
"Marion- Kathryn Marie McDade, 63, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, at her reseidence. Born May 7, 1938, in Decliff, she was the daughter of the late Leroy D. and Georgetta (Wynn) Jones. On Sept. 29, 1971, in Sparta, NC , she married Richard M. McDade; he died June 13, 1999, in Marion. She was a homemaker. She is survived by a son, Eric (Laurie Sue) McDade; a daughter, Martha (Kevin) Longberry of Richwood; a brother, Ray Grabdstaff, Moutn Vernon; a sister, Rosell a Waschell of Ellensburg; and five grandchildren, Malerie, Airickah, Clayton, Ashley and Christian. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. The funeral is 2 pm Saturday at Boyd Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Reed officiating . Burial is in LaRue Cemetery. Friends may call noon - 2 pm Saturday at the funeral home. memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association."