Funeral services for Celas Wallace are Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Bro. Wade Biggs will officiate. Brookhaven Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, from 5 until 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, from 10 a.m. until time of services.
Mrs. Wallace, 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at King’s Daughters Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 27, 1930, in Smithdale to Henry Thornton and Floya Matthews Thornton. She loved to cook and anything that involved being outside. She loved her family and especially being a part of any activity with her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband, George Wallace; daughter, Susie Wallace Bass; son-in-law, Bull Bass; sister, Nell Nettles; brother-in-law, Joe Nettles; and brothers, J. R. Thornton and Roland Thornton.
Survivors are her son, Randy Wallace; granddaughter, Courtney Biggs and husband, Nathan; great-grandchildren, Lane Biggs, Anna Grace Biggs and Mallie Susanna Biggs; her “adopted” great-grandchildren who she loved as her own, Andrew, Ben and Sarah Beth Lofton; sisters-in-law, Audrey Thornton and Myrtle Thornton; and a host of family and friends.
To share condolences visit www.brookhavenfuneralhome.net.