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Marjorie Ricketts Wallace, age 95, of Louisville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Margie was a native of Lacie. She was the daughter of the late Elias B. and Virginia O'Nan Ricketts. Mrs. Wallace enjoyed a career in fabric sales, while using tailoring skills to design dresses for her three children, Carolyn, Glenna and Judi. Margie was also a member and treasurer of the South Louisville SDA Church for several years as well as a leader of the Pathfinders youth group. Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvan O. Wallace; daughters, Glenna Elaine Powell and Judi Rice; sisters, Bertha Ricketts, Anna Mae Thompson and Dorothy Brierly; brothers, Woodrow, Abie, Willie B., Logan, Charles, Jimmy and Robert Ricketts.
She is survived by one daughter, Mary Carolyn Nilest of Louisville; one sister, Agnes Tingle of Bedford; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. Lin Powell, pastor of Gratz Seventh-day Adventist Church, officiated.
Interment was in Pleasureville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike Shumate, Donna Coppage, John Robinson, Dan Shumate, Katie Coppage, Kristian Shumate, Mark Coppage and Eric Eisenbarth.
Form of contributions may be given to South Louisville 7th Day Adventist Church at 7319 South Side Drive; Louisville, Ky. 40214.
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Published in Henry County Local from Dec. 6 to Dec. 13, 2017