Patricia (Ritter) Wade-Dye

October 26, 1935 ~ October 21, 2021 (age 85)


Patricia Ann Wade-Dye, of Russell Springs, passed away at her home Thursday, October 21, 2021.  She was 85 years of age.

Patricia was born October 26, 1935, in Vandalia, IL, to Fred and Jessie Ritter.  On July 5, 1952, she married James F. Wade, who preceded her in death.  After which she married Lee Dye, who also preceded her in death.

Pat is survived by four children, Andrew (and JeanAnn) Wade, Kimberlee (and Jerry) Bramley, Gregory (and Debra) Wade, and Lorraine (and Juan) Alvizo, all of Russell Springs. She is also survived by a step-daughter, Belinda (and Ronnie) Guffey, of Somerset; 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Pat was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who loved Jesus, her family, gardening, and singing.  Her steadfast faith in Christ, as her personal Lord and Savior, was her help and stay throughout her life’s journey.

Funeral services are 11:00 AM Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Wade and Bro. John Wilson officiating.  Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday, October 25, 2021, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Pallbearers for Patricia will be Michael Barger, Seth Wade, Sam Wade, Nathan Acree, Emory Miller, Colton Collins, Brian Bramley, Travis Roy, Joseph Roy, and Andrew Lindsey.

Patricia’s funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home.  An online guestbook is available at

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October 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home

October 26, 2021

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service
October 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Bernard Funeral Home

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