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Grace Wallace

Grace Janet Wallace (Wedemeyer)

Monday, November 23rd, 1931 - Friday, September 11th, 2020
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Obituary

Grace Janet Wallace, 88, died peacefully at her home Friday, September 11, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. Visitation will be from 2 – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, September 13, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 14, at Cottonwood Cemetery, with Dr. Cary Killough officiating.

Grace was born November 23, 1931 to Louis G. and Myrtle Gummelt Wedemeyer in Lorena, TX. She graduated from Lorena and enjoyed playing basketball. She was a member of Cottonwood Baptist Church for many years. She moved to Waco and worked for a law firm until she married George Wallace. They were married on July 6, 1956. They enjoyed going to movies and sporting events. They joined Meadowbrook Baptist Church and she loved her Adult IV Sunday School Class and planning church events. She retired from Advertising and Marketing Assoc. in 2003 and then worked Baylor athletics until 2014.

Grace was a wonderful mom and grandmother and will be missed dearly.

Grace is survived by her husband of 64 years, George Wallace; children, Nancy Polley and husband David, Jennifer Sanchez and husband Abel; grandchildren Melissa Kelsey, Laura Crider, Abel Sanchez III (Trē), and Drew Sanchez; along with eight great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank all of the wonderful people at Baylor Scott & White Hospice Care and Visiting Angels for their compassion and care during our difficult time.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 13th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Monday, September 14th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, September 14th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Cottonwood Cemetery
    Address
    LORENA, TX 76655
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    Officiant
    Dr. Cary Killough
  • Interment

    Location
    Cottonwood Cemetery
    Address
    LORENA, TX 76655
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Baylor Scott & White Hospice

Posted at 11:54am
Dear Mr. Wallace and Family,
The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team would like to extend to you our deepest sympathy. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mrs. Wallace and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
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Posted at 09:59pm
With much love and prayers...Leslie,and Stacey Lantrip, and Johnathen Morton
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