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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Wilma Ruth Wallace

  • Wilma Ruth Wallace, 89, of Shawneetown, passed away at her home 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
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  • Wilma Ruth Wallace, 89, of Shawneetown, passed away at her home 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.
    She was born on Dec. 9, 1923, in Shawneetown, the daughter of Ernest and Della (Putman) Crane. Wilma married Otis Delbert Wallace on Feb. 24, 1944, in Medford, Ore., and he preceded her in death on January 22, 2007.
    She is survived by her daughters, Joyce Cox and Fonda Wallace, both of Shawneetown; one grandson, Jeff and Julie Cox of Franklin, Tenn.; one great-granddaughter, Sophia Grace Cox; two great-grandsons, Judah and Wyatt Cox; and several nieces and nephews.
    Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Ida Vaughn and Lucille Winters; three brothers, Herman, Wilbur and Dale Crane.
    Visitation for Wilma will be held 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown followed by a graveside service at the Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown with Pastor Jack Hall officiating.
    Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.
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