Virginia Louise Wade Tomlinson
Virginia Louise Wade Tomlinson, 75, of Panama died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Virginia was born April 7, 1939, in Bokoshe to Samuel Leslie and Edith (Sutton) Morgan. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of First Step of Faith Church in Poteau. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Wade; son, Tommy Wade; daughter, Jackie Byrd; grandson, Jay Walls; her parents; and sister, Donna Bush.Survivors include her husband, Ken of the home; daughters, Barbara Brook of Tulsa, Patty Walls of Jay; son, Buddy Wade of Panama; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six brothers and four sisters; other relatives, loved ones and friends.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 18, in Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with the Revs. Troy Glenn and Jim Cook officiating. Burial will be in Old Bokoshe Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Coty White, Josh Wade, TJ Wade, Donnie Wade, Dillon Walls and Kendall Morgan. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Walls and Ben Brook.The family will visit with relatives and friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans and Miller Funeral Home.