Evelyn Faye Wallace, of Ardmore, passed away Aug. 18, 2018, in Ardmore, at the age of 88 years.
Evelyn was born Dec. 19, 1929, in Chickasha,  to Wilburn and Ada M. (Garrison) Shaw. She grew up in Pauls Valley and attended Pauls Valley Schools. Evelyn Faye Shaw and Richard E. Wallace were married in Pauls Valley on July 12, 1947. She worked as a Nurses Aid at the Pauls Valley General Hospital for many years before her retirement. Pauls Valley has been her home most of her life with the past 6 years in Healdton. Evelyn was a member of the Grace Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Ada Shaw; her husband, Richard E. Wallace, Sr; son, Ricky Wallace; and 3 brothers, W. D. Shaw, Bob Shaw and Ray Shaw.
Evelyn is survived by her two daughters and their husbands, Carolyn and Dale Elkins, of Rosedale; and Lou Ann and Steve Payne, of Healdton; nine grandchildren, Renee Chesnutt and husband, Joe; Eddie Dale Elkins and wife, Angela; Jerri Ann Ridley and husband, Kenny; Brent Hackney and wife, Lynnea; Brandon Wallace and wife, Zanna; Brock Wallace and wife Erin; Brittany Petty and husband, Alex; Amanda Birdsong and husband, Tim; Starla Newby and husband, Josh; 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons; one brother, Ralph Shaw and wife, LaVerne, of Edmond; one brother-in-law, Sonny Wallace and wife, Kay, of Edmond; three sisters in law, Jane Shaw of Edmond; Linda Shaw and Wilma Wallace, both of Pauls Valley; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and, cousins.
A visitation for family and friends was held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.