Mrs. Wilma Jean Wallace

August 30, 1955 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 64)


Wilma Jean Murray Wallace was born on August 30, 1955 to the late Willie Mathis Murray Sr. and the late Recel Murray in Arlington, Georgia.

She was preceded in death by her brother, three sisters-in-law, and a nephew.

At an early age with the guidance of her parents, many opportunities were granted. Wilma graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1973. After graduating from high school, she became a healthcare nurse for many years.

She worked at Palmyra Nursing Home as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Wilma was united in holy matrimony to Willie A. Wallace on October 5, 1974. The union of Wilma and Willie became Mr. & Mrs. Willie A. Wallace and to this union, one son, her beloved Michael L. Wallace was born.

Cherishing the memories of Wilma and praying to accept her absence, she leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Willie A. Wallace of Albany, GA, her son, Michael L. Wallace, a grandson, Michael D. Wallace (M.J.) both of Albany, GA, a brother, Bruce C. Murray of Arlington, GA, a sister-in-law, Marie Wallace of Arlington, GA, two nieces, Laura Wallace and China (Cookie) Murray both of Albany, GA, a nephew, Anthony (Monica) Crittenden of Orlando, FL, two brothers-in-law, Charlie Wallace and Mike Wallace both of Albany, GA, an aunt, Clara (Billy) Hall of Albany, GA, an uncle, Clarence (Mary) Murray of Fayetteville, GA, a special cousin Vernice Himes, two close friends, Johnnie Christian and Jeanette Jenkins both of Albany, GA and a host of other relatives and friends.

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January 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Poteat-Wakefield Funeral Directors LLC
1015 Cedar Avenue
Albany, GA 31701

January 3, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wakefield Mortuary
779 Mayhaw Avenue
Arlington, GA 39813

Funeral Service
January 4, 2020

2:00 PM
Mount Ebel Missionary Baptist Church
7 M.L. King Jr. Drive
Arlington, GA 39813

Interment following funeral service
January 4, 2020

Mount Ebel Church Cemetery
7 Mt Ebel Avenue NW
Arlington, GA 39813

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