Obits For The Wallace Surname
From Tate County, MS

Obit Of
George Washington Wallace

Tate County Democrat, 
January 21, 1932 


George Wallace died at his home three miles east of Coldwater, Tuesday night, January 19. He was seventy four years old, having spent his entire life in the community where he was born, a useful and beloved citizen.

Interment took place at the Coldwater cemetery Wednesday.

He is survived by a wife and six children.

Obit Of
Lymyra Janie Crenshaw Wallace

Tate County Democrat
 Thursday March 30, 1939 


Mrs. George W Wallace, age 79, died at the home of her son, Ed Wallace east of Coldwater, Friday, March 24. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, March 25, at the Antioch Church of Christ, with the Rev H I Copeland of the Church of Christ of New Albany, conducting the services, assisted by Rev W O Beaty, pastor of the Baptist Church of Coldwater.

Pallbearers were, G W Carpenter, Ralph Carpenter, Hugh Wallace, Guy Wallace, Ellis Wilkerson and Lamar Wilkerson, C O Pate Funeral Home of Coldwater was in charge of funeral arrangements. Interment was made in the Magnolia Cemetery at Coldwater.

Mrs. Wallace was well known throughout Tate County, having been a life-long resident of the county. She was a splendid Christian woman and a devoted mother. Her character and personality was felt by all who came in contact with her. She is survived by two sons L N and Edd Wallace and four daughters, Mrs. May Carpenter, Mrs. W J Wilkerson, Mrs. Vera Wilkerson, all of Coldwater, and Mrs. M O Carter of Senatobia, and one brother, B W Crenshaw of Hughes, Ark.

Obituary of 
Robert T Wallace

Senatobia Democrat
Eckles April 1, 1904

ROBERT T. WALLACE, who was stricken with paralysis some time ago, died on the morning of March 23, at 8 o'clock and his remains were laid to rest in the Mt. Zion Cemetery Thursday 24, in the presence of a large concourse of people. He was buried by the Masonic Order. The burial services were conducted by Rev. B. R. HUGHEY. The deceased was born in Carroll County, Tenn., April 5th, 1838. If he had lived to see his next birthday he would have been 66 years old. He was converted on Saturday before the first Sunday in Sept. 1864, and has lived a true Christian ever since. He leaves a wife, three children, five brothers and five sisters to mourn his death. God giveth and God taketh away. He has gone to yonder's golden shore, where he will live and die no more. We extend sympathy to the bereaved family.

Obit of
A J Wallace

The Senatobia Democrat
Reporters Here and There, Nov 9, 1900

News reached us of a sad accident in which A. J. WALLACE, of Independence, was severely burned about ten days ago by a lamp exploding. MR. WALLACE suffered extremely from pain until last Sunday Nov 4, 1900, when he passed to the far beyond. He was a prominent citizen in his neighborhood and highly esteemed by all who knew him.

Obit of
Alfred Wallace

The Democrat
 Sept 5, 1902 

Mr. Alfred Wallace, who has been an invalid for a long time, passed away on Tuesday the 26th of August, his remains were interred in the Mt Zion cemetery near Independence, he was 84 years old, been a member of the Baptist Church for 50 years, he leaves a wife and several children and a host of friends, to mourn his loss, the writer joins in sympathy with the bereaved family.

Obit of
Mary Wallace

The Democrat August 26, 1910 

Mrs. Mary Wallace died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Conger. Her remains were brought to Greenleaf Cemetery for interment. She leaves three sons and one daughter and a host of friends to morn her loss.

Obit Of
Blanch Gerome Dean Wallace

The Democrat 
Aug 29, 1912 

Mrs. Robert Wallace died at her home in Love Thursday evening at 5:30 o'clock after a short illness. She is survived by a devoted husband and infant daughter, two sisters and two brothers and a host of friends to mourn her death. But that is God's gain and our loss, for hers was a life of love and Christian sacrifice for her loved ones. Mrs. Wallace was only 27 years of age. O, but it is hard to give our loved ones up so early in life. But God's will be done.

Obit of
Claudia Sowell Wallace

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis 
Saturday, March 24, 1973

Senatobia: Mrs. Claudia Christine Wallace, 62, widow of Hoyt L Wallace, died Thursday at San Pedro, Calif. Services at 2:30 p.m. Monday at C O Pate Funeral Home; burial in Mount Zion Cemetery. She leaves two sons, Charles L Wallace and Larry L Wallace, both of San Pedro; two brothers, William Earl Sowell Jr. and Laverne Sowell, both of Senatobia, and three sisters, Mrs. Thurman Brewer, Mrs. Smith Boyd and Mrs. H G Strickland, all of Senatobia.

Obit of
Raiford Payne Wallace

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN
 July 4, 1999

INDEPENDENCE-- Rayford P Wallace, 91, died of cancer Friday at his home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Independence United Methodist Church, where he was a member, with burial in Mt Zion Cemetery. Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch has charge. He was a Mason and a member of Order of the Eastern Star. Mr. Wallace, the husband of Mary E Wallace, also leaves two daughters, Joan Walker and Frances Ewing, both of Independence; two sons, Rayford P Wallace Jr. of Greenwood and Jimmy W Wallace of Horn Lake; a brother, Harvey H Wallace of Wakefield, 10 grandchildren and a great-great grandchild. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Independence United Methodist Church or Baptist Hospital Hospice of Southaven.

Obit of
Mary Evelyn Burford Wallace

Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN
 March 26, 2002

MARY EVELYN WALLACE, 90, of Independence, Miss., died Sunday in Southaven. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Independence United Methodist Church with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery there. Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch has charge. Mrs. Wallace, the widow of Raiford P. Wallace, leaves two daughters, Joan Walker and Frances Ewing, both of Independence; two sons, Raiford P. Wallace Jr. of Starkville, Miss., and Jimmy Wallace of Horn Lake; a half-sister, Patsy Floyd of Bowling Green, Ky., 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to Independence United Methodist Church.

Obit of 
Hugh Laverne Wallace

Tate County Democrat
 August 9, 1990
 Hugh Laverne Wallace

Hugh Laverne Wallace, 72, of Hernando, retired shop foreman of International Harvester died Sunday, June 24 at Baptist Memorial Desoto Hospital in Southaven.

Services were 3:30 p.m. Monday, at Forest Hill Funeral Home in Mid Town with burial in Forrest Hill Cemetery Mid-Town.

He was a member of The Church of Christ. He was a World War II Native Veteran.

He leaves his wife, Virginia Wallace: his step-mother, Mrs. Lazelle Wallace May of Coldwater; a sister: Mrs. Evelyn Yarnell of Enid, Okla. and a brother, Guy Wallace of Coldwater. Wallace is formerly from Tate County.


This Page Updated January 20, 2010


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