Ellis Green (Smith) Wade, age 94 of Dayton, Ohio was born November 18, 1926 to the late Alvin Williams Sr, and Sammie Wardie Banks. She was a graduate of Dunbar High School, Class of ‘1946.
Ellis was united in marriage to Melvin Wade on March 26, 1948. To this union two daughters were born: Cheryl (Wade) Hunter and Ramona Wade. She was a loving and giving person to everyone’s life she touched. Ellis was employed at McCalls for many years and run her own daycare service within her home. She truly loved children and playing cards but most of all she loved being around people.
On Saturday September 4, 2021, Ellis Green Wade transitioned from this life to be in the presence of the Lord. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Wade: (3) sisters, Doris Mason, Kathryn Taylor and Frances Blythe; (3) brothers, Alvin Smith Jr; Howard Smith Sr. and Samuel Smith.
Ellis leaves to cherish her memories and celebrate her life; daughters, Cheryl Hunter and Ramona Wade; brother, Everett Smith; sister-in-law, Wynnie Shubert; grandchildren, James and Rodney Wade (Theresa), Tameka Collins (Sigmund), and Shea Hunter; (13) great grandchildren; (12) great great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving family members and friends.
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