Mr. Clarence Earl "C. E." Wade passed away Friday, January 4, 2002, at The Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, in Farmington, at the age of 103 years, 9 months & 15 days. He was born March 19, 1898, in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, to Albert C. & Sarah Cornelia 'Boyd' Wade. Also preceding-in-death were: 2 Brothers, Ralph Wade (on July 3, 1995); Carroll Wade; 1 Granddaughter, Angela Marie Wade & a Special Friend, Wilma Taplin. C.E. was the owner/operator of Farmington Motor Company for years selling Ford automobiles. He was also a lifetime member of DeSoto ELKS Lodge #689 BPOE. SURVIVORS INCLUDE : 2 DAUGHTERS: Geraldine V. (& Pete) Sorensen - of Cameron, MO; Barbara A. (& Jim) Cornelison - of Naperville, IL; 3 SONS: C. Edsel (& Dorothy) Wade - of Farmington; O. Leroy (& Sue) Wade - of Farmington; Donald H. (& Anna Jean) Wade - of Farmington; 74 GRANDCHILDREN; GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN & GREAT, GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. Visitation Sunday, January 6th, 3-9 pm; resuming Monday morning @ 7 am; Funeral Monday, 10 am, at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Jay Lacey officiating. Interment at St. Francois Memorial Park Cemetery, rural Bonne Terre. Memorials to: American Cancer Society &/or Donor's Preference.