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Stella Cade, Gray

Published April 10th, 2012 10:27 pm

Stella Juanita Cade, 82, Gray, went home to be with the lord Tuesday morning, April 10, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN.
Mrs. Cade was born September 23, 1929, in Unicoi, TN, the daughter of the late Raymond & Burley Ayers Crowder. She was a native of the Oak Grove Community in Gray, TN, and had lived in the area all her life.
Mrs. Cade was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Stella loved to quilt and was very proud of the quilts that she had made.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cade is preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Cade; two sisters, Nina Pierce and Nila Faye Crowder; and a brother, Bill Crowder.
Survivors of Stella Juanita Cade include her two sons, Robert L. Jr. & wife, Linda Cade, of Church Hill, TN, and Brian L. & wife, Sara Cade, of the Oak Grove Community; three sisters, Pat Minarik, of Gloucester, VA, Carolyn Shelton, of Gloucester, VA, and Ruth Adams, of Providence Forge, VA; four grandchildren, Crissy Cade, Craig Cade, Brandon Cade and Dustin Cade; one great-grandchild, Ilise Cade; special niece, Audrey Tucker; special friend, Jo Mullins; and several nieces and nephews.
The family of Stella Juanita Cade will receive friends on Thursday, April 12, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, funeral home, 5913 Kingsport Hwy Gray, TN 37615
Funeral Services to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Roy Tucker officiating.
Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Snyder’s Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Stella Juanita Cade by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (
Proudly serving the family Stella Juanita Cade is Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, funeral home of Gray, TN.