Mr. Wade Lewis Spradley

Published 8:12pm Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Funeral service for Mr. Wade Lewis Spradley 58 of Alexander City, Alabama; Thursday, November 21, 2013; 1PM; Great Bethel Baptist Church, Alexander City, AL. Burial – Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Alexander City, AL.

Wade Lewis Spradley was born on January 11, 1955, to Mrs. Sarah Spradley and the late Mr. Jack Spradley of Alexander City, Alabama.

He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Calvary Baptists Church.


He graduated from Benjamin Russell High School, Class of 1974, where he was class president and an avid football player. Wade continued to play football at Tuskegee University where he was named one of the top 100 all time players and later inducted into Tuskegee’s Football Hall of Fame. Wade was employed by Wellborn Forest Products for 15 years.

One sister preceded him in death, Ms. Linda Kay Spradley.

His loved ones will forever cherish his memories: wife, Brenda, two daughters, Synethia  (Shay) and Brittney, three Godchildren, Jasmine and Jada Russaw, and Alijah Russell. A loving mother, Sarah Spradley, two brothers, Reverend Clifford and Alfonza (Kathleleen) Spradley, a stepmother, Betty Spradley, all of Alexander City, Alabama. Two aunts: Elizabeth (Willie Joe) Belyue, of Alexander City and Mary Alice Jennings, of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Four uncles: Ulysses Jennings – Alexander City, Alabama, Gary (Pat) Jennings – Detroit Michigan, Fred (Nettie) Jennings – Montgomery, Alabama, Reverend Eddie Jennings – Opelika, Alabama, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Armour’s Memorial Services in charge of final arrangements.