Obituary – Wallace, Opal Stooksbury, 2001

Opal Stooksbury Wallace, age 90, of Andersonville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001 at Mariner Health Care Center.

She was born Sept. 14, 1910, in Union County.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Andersonville where she was a former choir member and Sunday school teacher.

Preceded in death by: Parents, Isaac and Myrtle Witt Stooksbury; sister, Lennie Stooksbury; brothers, James and Lowell Stooksbury.

Survivors: Husband, Walter Wallace – the couple celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this past June; daughter, Dana and husband Gene Cash of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; grandson, Christopher Cash of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; brothers, Conley and wife Barbara Stooksbury of Norris, Maurice and wife Thelma Stooksbury of Norris; sister-in-law, Laura Robbie Stooksbury of Andersonville; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends 7-9 pm Monday, Feb,. 26, 2001 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Funeral service was 2 pm Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001 at First Baptist Church of Andersonville with the Rev. Terry Moore and the Rev. Charles Hobbs officiating. Interment followed at Andersonville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, First Baptist Church of Andersonville, 3949 Andersonville Hwy, Andersonville, TN 37705.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in charge of arrangements.

Source: Clinton Courier News 28 Feb 2001

[Submitted by Renee Scarbrough]

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