DUNCAN — Mary Evelyn Wallace was born March 2, 1921, at Healdton, Okla., lived in Ratliff City for the last 40 years and passed away January 24, 2013, in Duncan, at the age of 9l.
Graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013, at Duncan Cemetery officiated by Bob Bentley under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
Mary graduated from Alma in 1939 as class valedictorian. She was employed over the years with Rocket Oil Company, retiring in 1988. She was a loving wife and a wonderful mother and a great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, genealogy and loved to read and spend time with her family.
She married L.V. Wallace on January 11, 1947, at Henrietta, Texas. They enjoyed 59 wonderful years together. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2006.
Survivors include a son, David Wallace and wife, Charlene, Duncan, Okla.; and a daughter, Nikki Garrett and husband, Wayne, Duncan, Okla. She has three grandsons, Michael Wallace, Tulsa, Okla., Brian Garrett, Duncan, Okla., and Greg Garrett and wife, Dalene of Duncan, Okla.; one great-grandchild, Natalie Garrett of Duncan, Okla.; one sister, Louise Miller of Austin, Texas,; and a close family friend, Rita Wallace Thompson of Duncan, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L.V. Wallace; and her parents, Roy and Bessie Harmon.
Online condolences may be made to www.granthamfuneralhomes.com.