CHERRYVILLE - Rena Mae Sellers Wallace, 90, of Sellerstown Road, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was born on Feb. 10, 1924, in Cleveland County, to the late David Andrew and Lee Nora Huffstetler Sellers.
Rena was a member of Mary's Grove United Methodist Church. She was a caregiver for many years to her parents and brother. Rena loved to be outside and enjoyed gardening and watching the birds. She also enjoyed crocheting, working puzzles and reading.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lee Wallace Jr.; and her brother, Paul Sellers.
Survivors include her sons, Guy and Paula Wallace of Gastonia, and Forrest and Sandra Wallace of Cherryville; daughter, Patricia and Kenneth Wofford of Newton; grandchildren, Alec and Tammy Wallace of Lincolnton, Jeleta and Michael Auten of Cherryville, Sonya and Warren Snowdon of Charlotte, and Landis and Gabe Taylor of Candler; great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Colby Auten, William Wallace, Ava Cooper and Marley Snowdon; and caregiver, Jane Workman of Vale.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carpenter's Funeral & Cremation Services.
Graveside service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mary's Grove United Methodist Church cemetery
Officiated by: The Rev. Charlene Hutchings
Funeral home: Carpenter's Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.
Memorials: May be made to Marys Grove UMC, 1223 Marys Grove Church Rd. Kings Mountain NC 28086 or Meals on Wheels Gaston County Social Services 330 N. Marietta St. Gastonia, NC 28052 - check payable to Gaston County DSS/Adult Nutrition.
Online condolences: www.carpentersfuneralhome.net