The descendants of Raymond and Ellen Wade gathered on the river bank at Florence in front of the family home place for a fish fry on Sunday, September 1.
All family members were in attendance. Those present were: Leonard and Beth Wade, Brian, Holly and Peyton Wade and Denae Miller, Lindle and Marge Wade, Larry, Tammy and Brice Lind, all of Pittsfield; Scot, Terri, Shay and Seth Wade of Hannibal, Mo. and Crystal Slaydon of St. Charles, Mo.; Steve, Lisa, Ashley and Amber Wade of Jacksonville and Bret McClelland of Mt. Sterling; Sue Farmer, Jim, Vicki, Amanda and Megan Lynn, all of Arenzville; Lynn, Rachel, Rhett and Kelsey Farmer of Mattoon.; and one guest, Mike Wade of Florence.