Leila Dare Wallace

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Leila Dare Wallace


Funeral service for Mrs. Leila Dare Wallace, age 92, of Hartselle will be Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Patsy Carlberg and Rev. David Wallace officiating with burial in the Moss Chapel Cemetery and Peck Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wallace, who was born on January 21, 1922, in Morgan County to Robert Lee McDonald and Mary Etta McElroy McDonald, died on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and attended Forrest Chapel United Methodist Church. Leila's granddaughters and great-granddaughters were the joy of her life. She enjoyed flowers, cooking for her family and helping anyone in need. She was preceded in death by her husband, Shirley Coy Wallace.

She is survived by two sons; Larry M. Wallace (Dottie) of Decatur and Paul Wallace (Becky) of Hartselle; three granddaughters, Lisa Bright and Amanda Miller both of Hartselle and Jennifer Fields of Birmingham; two great-grandchildren, Nina Halbrooks of Buhl, AL. and Abagale Miller of Hartselle.

Rassie Wallace, Mike Wallace, Mike Phillips, Mike McLamb, John Fields and Marshall Miller will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Moss Chapel Cemetery fund.
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Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 Sw Hartselle, AL 35640
(256) 773-2541
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Published in the Decatur Daily on July 21, 2014