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Brenda Joyce Wade Long: Loris

1949 – 2019

     Brenda Joyce Wade Long of Loris passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, at her home following an illness. She was 69.

     Ms. Long was born on Oct. 29, 1949, in Loris to the late Willie “Bill” James Wade and the late Rosa Evelyn McCormick Wade. Ms. Long was of the Primitive Baptist faith.

     Survivors include her two daughters, Stephanie Wade Martin and Tracy Wade Gause and husband, Chris all of Loris; two grandchildren, Kayla Martin of Missouri and Justin Martin of Conway; one brother, Roger Wade and wife, Lynn of Longs, and her many beloved pets she considered her extended family.

     In addition to her parents, Ms. Long was predeceased by her two brothers, Willie James Wade, Jr. and Windell Wade, and her sister Pearl Barnhill.

     The family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank you to Ms. Lavada Harris for her love and compassionate care over the past twenty-four years.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mack Hutson and Elder George Paul officiating. Committal services will follow at Hardee Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, 409 Bay Street, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.

     A guest register is available here.