Valdosta Daily Times  (GA)  4-13-2005

 Thomas Preston McDade

VALDOSTA  Thomas Preston McDade, 73, of Valdosta, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at a local nursing home. Born on June 20, 1931, in Tyrone, N.C., he was the son of the late John and Agnes McDade. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes Dorch McDade of Valdosta; daughter, Susan McDade of Tyrone, N.C.; two stepchildren and their spouses, Pat and Ron Thompson, Jerry and Faye Dorch, all of Valdosta; 13 stepgrandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Kenneth Burrles of Tyrone, N.C.; three brothers, Bill McDade of Brunswick, Clifford McDade of Tyrone, Chambers McDade of S.C.; four sisters-in-law, Susie Dowling, Louise Johnson, Marie Turner, all of Valdosta, Hazel McDade of Tyrone, N.C.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2005, in the chapel of the Carson McLane Funeral Home with Pastor Mickey Wisehart officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery.  

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. this evening at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed at www.mclanefuneralservices.com on the Obituary page.  Carson McLane Funeral Home