Civic Leader Remembered

Birdie Wade, a civic leader in Nacogdoches has died. Wade passed away Sunday morning at her home following a long illness.

2004's Woman Of The Year is known for doing what's right for Nacogdoches. Wade began neighborhood watch programs, led clean up efforts, provided summer lunches for latch key kids and recorded the history of local African Americans.

Services for Mrs Wade will be Friday morning at 11:00 at the Saint Paul Methodist Church