WALLACE, MINNIE E. - Pemiscot County, Missouri | MINNIE E. WALLACE - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Minnie E. WALLACE

Holly Cemetery
Pemiscot County,
Missouri

Atlas
31 Mar 1891 - 9 Feb 1959

Minnie
26 Feb 1895 - 2 May 1964

J. Atlas Wallace, 67, died suddenly at his home in Bowling Green, Florida Monday morning. His body arrived in Steele Wednesday morning at the German Funeral Home.
Mr. Wallace and his wife moved to Florida three years ago when he retired as mail carrier for Steele Post Office Department. The couple called Steele their home and spent much of the time here. His death was a shock to his many friends here. Mr. Wallace was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace, who were among the first settlers of this community and operated a grocery and general store.
In early life, Mr. Wallace operated a saw mill until he received the appointment as rural mail carrier. He was a veteran of World War I, member of the Methodist Church, Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge.
Funeral services were held at the Steele Methodist Church Thursday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. Marvin Niblack of St. Louis, former pastor, officiated, assisted by present pastor, Rev. Howard Conner. Interment was in the Holly Cemetery with German Funeral Home of Steele in charge. Pallbearers were members of the Steele Post Office staff and the mail carriers. Graveside services were conducted by Steele Masonic Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, the former Minnie Pounds; a son, William Warren Wallace, St. Charles; a daughter, Mrs. William H. Davis, Desoto, Mo.; five grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Gussie Overturf of Steele.
The Steele Enterprise - Steele, Missouri - Friday, February 13, 1959

The Steele Enterprise, Steele, Missouri
Friday, May 8, 1964

Funeral services were held May 4, 1964 for Mrs. Minnie E. Wallace, former Steele resident, who had resided in De Soto, Mo., for the past several years.

Mrs. Wallace died May 2, 1964 at the St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, Mo., following surgery and complications.

Born February 26, 1895, Mrs. Wallace was the daughter of William and Sophronia Horn Pounds.

Her husband, Joseph Atlas Wallace, a former rural mail carrier of Steele, preceded her in death several years ago.

Services were from the Methodist Church in Steele, Rev. Charles Miller officiating. Burial was in Holly Cemetery, German Funeral Home in charge.

Mrs. Wallace leaves a son, William Warren Wallace, St. Charles; a daughter, Mrs. Betty Davis of De Soto, Mo.; a brother, Joe Pounds of Steele; and a brother, Billie Pounds, of San Bernardino, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Kitty Miller of Cape Girardeau; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers were M.H. Cameron, Tom Allbritton, David Whitfield, Isaac McKay, Clarence Poteet, and Jerry Lovelace.

Contributed on 12/29/15 by ttack37
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Submitted: 12/29/15 • Approved: 12/29/15 • Last Updated: 4/15/18 • R781034-G781033-S3

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