Leonard Gene Wallace Sr.

Published 9:13 pm Thursday, July 27, 2017

Funeral services for Leonard Gene Wallace Sr., of Bogue Chitto, are Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home (Natchez Drive) with burial at Moak’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Bogue Chitto. Bro. Jess Greer will officiate the services.

Visitation will be today, July 28, 2017, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Wallace, 71, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven with his loving family by his side. He was born May 15, 1946, to Bailey Arthur Wallace and Daisy Phillips Wallace. He enjoyed farming and his grandkids and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Arthur “Pete” Wallace; and sisters, Grace Albrecht, Katie Ruth McCaffery, Georgia Franks, and Reaber Wallace.

Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Dorothy J. Bales Wallace; sons, Leonard G. Wallace Jr. and wife Jennie, and Richard A. Wallace and wife Christy, all of Bogue Chitto; daughter, Lisa W. Birdsong and Jesse, of Union Church; grandchildren, Joshua Wallace, Zachary Wallace, Carly Wallace, Dakota Wallace, Elizabeth Corkern, Matthew Birdsong and Danielle Nelson; great-grandchild, Makynzie Huckaby; brother, Bryant Wallace and wife Deborah; sisters, Elaine Allred and husband, George, and Betty Joe Murphree; and a host of family and friends.

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