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Dessie Wallace

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Dessie H. Wallace, 91, of Flint, Mich., formerly of Bernie, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, at Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc, Mich.

Born Nov. 7, 1911, in Bernie, daughter of the late J.F. and Jennie Riddle Vincent, she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Bernie.

In 1931, in Paragould, Ark., she married Henry Franklin Wallace, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1978. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Whitson; two sons, Henry Gerald and Freddie Joe Wallace and one granddaughter, Theresa.

Survivors include eight grandchildren, Sherry, Christopher, Patti, Tom, Ruth Ann, Jimmy, Jerry and Jackie and many great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Garrett officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bernie Cemetery.