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Lavone R. Wallace Leal

Lavone R. Wallace Leal, 70, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, died Sept. 21, 2019, at McComb Nursing and Rehab. She was born on Oct. 7, 1948, to the late Grady Gill Wallace and Minnie Bell Adams Wallace.

She worked at Kellwood Company as a seamstress and she grew up in Bethel Baptist Church where she was a member. Lavone was a diehard LSU Tiger and New Orleans Saint fan. She loved her family and dear friends, especially her great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Paul Gill Wallace.

She is survived by her son Darel Wallace Jr. (Jamie) of Summit, Mississippi; daughter, Regina Dantin (Steve) of Tylertown, Mississippi; brothers, M.L. Wallace (Jeanette) of Cash, Mississippi, and J. L. Wallace (Vicky) of Monteray, Louisiana; sisters, Katie Freeman (Laness) of Summit, Cristine Leonard (Jewel) of Summit and Melissa Adams (Jimmy) of Flowood, Mississippi; seven grandchildren, Justin Miller, Kayla Martin (Jonathan), Sabrina Norris (Andrew), Darel Wallace III (Trace), Destiny Wallace, Adrienne Miller (B J) and Dylan Johnson; nine great-grandchildren, Caghen Miller, Avarie Miller, Jozalyn Martin, Stella Ann Norris, Kash Jordan, Jensen Martin, Raelynn Haas, Kinslee Kate Miller and Allie McKenzie; and special friends Bruns Robinson and Linda Gibson.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Bethel Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto, from 1:30 until 3 p.m.  Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the church with Rev. Millard Moak and Rev. Paul Smith officiating.

Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb, Mississippi, is in charge of arrangements.

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