Henry Daily Herald  January 06, 2006

Mary E. McDade, age 68, of Hampton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Tom A. Ellison and Nellie Grace Maddox Ellison; son, Danny McDade; and brothers, Thomas and Bo Ellison.

She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Ewell ?Leon? McDade, Sr. of Hampton; sons and daughter?s in-law, Wayne and Teresa Patterson of Milner, Art and Sheila Patterson of Zebulon, Leon and Gwen McDade, Jr. of Greenville, and John and Eva McDade of Milledgeville; daughter, Janice Patterson of Hampton, daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Tim Camp of Hampton; brother, Johnny Ellison and brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin and Elsie Ellison of Hampton, Monroe and Dixie Ellison of Fayetteville; sister, Margaret Ellison of Hampton; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Joanne and Jimmy Whitlock of Fayetteville, Katie and Steve Champion of Hogansville, Wilda and Art Buttrill of Hampton and Trudy and Ray Brown of Hampton; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. McDade was a member of Panhandle Baptist Church and was a retired textile weaver from Southern Mills in Senoia.

The family will receive friends for visitation at Pope Dickson & Son - Jonesboro Chapel on Saturday from 4-6 p.m.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006 at 11 a.m., in the Chapel with the Rev. Warren B. Taylor officiating. Interment will be at Camp Memorial Park.

Pope Dickson & Son - Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. (770) 478-7211. www.popedickson.com