Minden Press-Herald

Sep 22nd

Evelyn Brown Wallace

Wallace_EvelynA Celebration of Life service will be held for Evelyn Wallace on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Dan Lay, Jr., Associate Pastor, Trinity Heights Baptist Church, and the Rev. Ray Wallace will be officiating the service. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on today (Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011) from 5 until 7 p.m. at Hill Crest Funeral Home.

Evelyn was very involved in missions, mission trips and church activities at North Acres Baptist Church in Minden. She was a very devoted pastor's wife for 29 years. Her greatest joy was being with her family and friends. She will be rejoicing in heaven this Christmas with the rest of her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin Brown; mother, Omeo Brown; and husband the Rev. Charles Wallace.

She is survived by daughters, Judy Lay and husband Dan, Jennifer Pixley and husband Wes and Renee Emory and husband David; and brother, Jim Brown and wife, Halda.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Alexis Isbell and husband, Mark, Charles Lay and wife, Stephanie, Heather Pearson and husband, Jordan, Hannah Pixley, Haley Orr and Lauren Emory; great-grandchildren:, Elijah and Sara Jo Isbell, Emma and Marshall Lay, Dylan, Alyssa and Ryan Orr; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and large extended family.

Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews, Charles Lay, Jordan Pearson, Mark Isbell, Brad Orr, Stephen Wallace and Jim Brown, Jr.

Memorials may be made to: North Acres Baptist Church or any mission fund.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com.

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