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Sade Helen Latrice Folks


Sade’ Helen Latrice Folks was born on January 28, 1989 to John Folks and Patricia Caffee of Jamaica Queens, NY. Sade was educated in the New Jersey school systems and graduated from Palmyra High School in 2007. Upon graduation she attended Berkley College in Woodbridge NJ for Business Management.

Sade begin job searching at a very young age of 12 (because she never wanted for any reason to be a burden to anyone). Her first job was at Dominos pizza door hanging not long after she got promoted to working in the store as a cashier and often times making pizza. She eventually realized that she wanted more and moved on to working at a Day Care Center in Willingboro, NJ although only for a short. In her adult life she worked at the Burlington Walmart for 7 years with the starting position as a Cashier/Customer Service Associate and Department Manager, finally elevating to the position as the Assistant Store Manager. Moving right along to Macy’s in Moorestown, NJ as the Assistant Manager. Sade’s last place of employment was at Xfinity in Cherry Hill NJ as a Sales Consultant.

Sade had a very special bond with her sister Samone the two were insuperable. Equally sharing that bond with her brother Ronald who shared the same birthday 5 years apart often referring to each other as twins, while a very unique playful bond with her little brother Jason.

Sade’ started going to church at the tender age of 3 and was baptized at the age of ten. Sade loved the Lord and loved praise dancing and singing. Faithfully attending New Life Baptist Church Sade’ joined the Eric Wallace Lil Saints choir. Her favorite song was For Every Mountain, which often caused a loving playful debate with the other praise team members and the main question would always be “Sade’ why do we have to dance to this song all the time.” Sade would kindly reply because I said so, besides we’re dancing for the LORD (while gently ushering each member into their respective places).

Sade was a very vibrant young lady full of life with the biggest heart imaginable, even as a child. She loved to love and when she did she loved hard. She was the life of the party with her singing, dancing, and funny story telling. (Often referred to as the Karaoke Queen.

Her presence would light up any room and anyone would be all for having her at their party. Often times Sade was the voice of reason while reminding one that it’s gonna be alright and then calling on Jesus to “FIX IT”

Sade was gifted a puppy that she named Brooklyn AKA Brook, Brookie.

Those who preceded her in death were her grandmother Helen Caffee, Beatrice Folks, Aunt/Nana Betty Lee Stalling, Granny Hilda Bracey,   cousin Rahmel Colemen and dear friend Chelsea Kateron and Octavius Williams her auntie Deborah whom she loved so much.

Sade leaves to mourn her Mother Patricia Caffee Bracey, John Folks, her Bonus dad (AKA my padray) as she would always say Lynn Bracey, Brothers Ronald Caffee, Beverly, NJ, Jason Folks, Colorado Springs, CO, Sisters, Samone Upsahaw (Jermey Upshaw) Lindenwold, NJ,  Senerity Folks, Brooklyn, NY, Janay James (Cherry Hill NJ) Shana Burch New York, NY Selena Warren, Burlington, NJ, Angela Bracey (Jersey City, NJ,) Her very special Aunts and Uncles Ophelia Caffee, Beverly Shands, Eva Coleman and Linda Stalling. Van Allen Caffee (Staten Island, NY, Willie Patteson (Carnesville, GA)

Her “bonus moms” Dora James and Crystal Banks. She also had many “bonus sisters: Julia Vickers, Denisha Brown, Lashonna Burket, Sabrina Valentine, and that’s just to name a few. Bonus Brothers Sonny Walker

A host of cousin, aunts, nieces, nephews lots of friends and so many other Bonus sisters.

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