Jane Orton Wade


Ms. Jane Orton Wade, 78, of Cartersville, Ga, passed away peacefully Monday, April 15th, 2019. Ms. Wade was born in Bartow County, Ga, on November 30, 1940, to the late Lester and Thelma Wilson Orton.

Ms. Wade was a member of Atco Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for a number of years before her health no longer allowed her the opportunity to serve. Ms. Wade attended Cass High School. She was employed by Southern Company.  She retired from Southern Company in 2005 after 26 years of service. She was an active member of Citizens of Georgia Power. Prior to her lengthy illness, Ms. Wade was involved in the Cartersville Chapter of Eastern Star and served as Worthy Matron. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed cooking, especially for her family gatherings. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. She will truly be missed by all who had the pleasure to know and love her.

She is proceeded in death by her parents and her brother, Kenneth Orton.  

She is survived by her son, Steve (Joy) Wade and daughter, Lori (Patrick) Bell; grandchildren Nicholas (Shea) Wade, Natalie (Chris) Taylor, and Paige Bell; great-grandchildren Jackson and Tatum Taylor, River, Avery, and Willow Wade, and Reagan Bell; sister-in-law, Pat Massey; nieces, LaReesa Orton and Michele Orton; special friends, George and Marcelle Onstott, Sammie Cornett, Jimmy Moore, Michael Mathison, Trish Barrett, and Lori Layton; caretaker, Madeline Teems; father of her children, Bobby Wade, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Celebration of Life Reception will be held on Saturday, May 4th, from 11-1 at Grand Oaks.  Please join the family on this special day as they celebrate the life of Ms. Jane Wade as she requested.  Condolences can be left for the family at www.GeorgiaFuneralCare.com