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 Wade Hampton Carden

Wade Hampton Carden

Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Aug 2006 (aged 95)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101244273 · View Source
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CARDEN, WADE HAMPTON - beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, went to be with the Lord on August 15, 2006 in Houston, Texas.

He was the only son of William Elvis Carden and Annie Elizabeth Wade who owned the Carden Farm, a beautiful 300 acres across the Clinch River from Clinton, Tennessee.

Wade was born in 1910 at home on the farm. He enjoyed a idyllic childhood as one of five children of a very successful and prominent father and devoted mother.

He was a graduate of Clinton High School in 1929 and of the University of Tennessee in 1933, where he was active in R.O.T.C.

He went on to earn a masters degree from Harvard Business School in 1935, and worked for Colonial Stores (based in Atlanta, Georgia) before and after WWII.

In 1936 he married Agnes Jones, a school teacher from Knoxville whom he had met in church in Clinton.

Early in 1941, he was called to active duty in the U.S. Army. During the war he played a key role in the office of the Quartermaster General supplying our troops all over the world, and as a Lieutenant Colonel received the Legion of Merit at the end of the war.

He had an outstanding career in the grocery-store business and later with the credit-card division of American Express.

He was an attentive and caring father of three children and four grandchildren.

He is survived by: his wife of 70 years, Agnes Lucille Jones Carden (originally of Knoxville); sister, Anne Lee Wilbanks and husband Jim of Knoxville; children: daughter, Carole Ann Butin Qumsieh and husband Elias of Houston; son, Dr. Wade Douglas Carden and wife, Lynn Hammond Carden of Cincinnati, Ohio; son, Allen Thomas Carden of Newbury Park, CA.; grandsons, Mark Butin; Wade Butin, his wife, Laurilyn and their son Andrew Butin all of Honolulu, Hawaii; grand-daughters, Amy Carden Suardi, husband Dr. Enrico Suardi and daughters Sofia and Virginia all of Arlington, Virginia, and Jenny Carden, currently of Cordoba, Argentina.

Funeral services will be held in Clinton, Tennessee at Holley Gamble

Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 2:00 pm. Visitation 1:00-2:00 pm. Those wishing to honor his memory may make a donation to either Billy Graham Ministries, 1 Billy Graham Pkwy. Charlotte, NC 28201 or Coral Ridge Ministries, Dr. D. James Kennedy, P.O. Box 1940, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 33302.

Wade Hampton Carden was born on 08/31/1910 and died on 08/15/2006 at the age of 95. Wade Carden is buried in the cemetery: Sunset Cemetery, which is located in Clinton, TN.

Cemetery Sunset Cemetery
Find Sunset Cemetery Graves Sunset Cemetery Address Clinton, TN 37716 Cemetery Website Sunset Cemetery
Wade Hampton Carden August 31, 1910 95 Houston Texas

Wade Hampton Carden: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record

Name: Wade Hampton Carden
State of Issue: Virginia
Date of Birth: Wednesday August 31, 1910
Date of Death: Tuesday August 15, 2006
Est. Age at Death: 95 years, 11 months, 15 days
Confirmation: Proven
Last known residence:
City: Houston
County: Harris
State: Texas
ZIP Code: 77069

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  • Created by: Jane Lane
  • Added: 25 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101244273
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wade Hampton Carden (31 Aug 1910–15 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101244273, citing Sunset Cemetery, Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jane Lane (contributor 46908160) .