Albert Wayne Baze

January 8, 1943 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 79)


Albert Wayne Baze of Alvarado, Texas, passed away on May 20, 2022, at the age of 79. 


Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, at the Full Gospel Tabernacle (1010 S Parkway Drive) in Alvarado, with a burial service immediately following at Bethany Cemetery (717 County Road 810 N) in Alvarado.


Wayne, as he was known, was born to Clifford and Elsie Baze on January 8, 1943. He married the love of his life, Serena Forrestene Wadlington, better known as Frosty, on May 2, 1962, and they enjoyed over 56 beautiful years together.


For 35 years, Wayne worked at Chaparral Steel, later becoming Gerdau Ameristeel. He was devoted and faithful, as an active member of his church. He enjoyed flying remote control airplanes and was even a member of the Burleson Fun Bunch RC Club for many years. He was also a collector of old coins and pocket knives, spending time looking for bargains at various pawn shops.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Frosty; his son, David Baze; daughter-in-law, Gloria Looper Baze; sisters, Martha Hart and Mary Davis; and parents, Clifford and Elsie Baze.


Survivors include his son, Kenneth Baze, and wife, Becky, of Alvarado; brother, Jimmy Baze, of Waxahachie; brother, Charlie Baze, and wife, Donna, of Alvarado; four grandchildren – Thomas Baze and wife, Bri, of Leander; Justin Baze and wife, Stephanie, of Burleson; Kristen Holden and husband, Daniel, of Midlothian; and Alahna Baze and fiancé, Nick Redman, of Burleson; as well as three great-grandsons: Joseph Holden, Zeppelin Baze, and Judah Holden, who was born on Frosty’s birthday. 


 Visitation will be Wednesday, May 25, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home (200 E Patton Avenue) in Alvarado. 

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May 25, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home
200 E Patton
Alvarado, TX 76009

Funeral Service
May 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Full Gospel Tabernacle  
1010 S Pkwy Dr, I-35W
Alvarado, TX 76009

May 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Bethany Cemetery
Alvarado, Texas
Alvarado, TX 76009

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