Mary Eunice Wynn Wallace – Obituary

By  | March 15, 2019 | Filed under: Obituaries, Scottsboro Funeral Home

Mrs. Mary Eunice Wynn Wallace, of Murfreesboro, peacefully went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2019 in the company of loved ones. Mrs. Wallace was born on December 25, 1919 to Thomas Polk Wynn and Hettie Viola Alverson Wynn and lived many years in Jackson County Alabama.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Scottsboro Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

On December 2, 1939 Eunice married Jeff David Wallace and enjoyed almost sixty years of marriage. Eunice and Jeff had seven children; Jeff David Wallace (Deceased), Mary Elizabeth (Gerald) Stone, Margaret Ann (Gary) Keys, Barbara Jean (Jim) Strey, Patricia Rose (Allen) Pope, Marcus Tate (Cathy) Wallace, and Wynnesse Elaine (Jeff) Jolly. Eunice and Jeff moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1963 and then to Smyrna, Tennessee in 1973, where they were members of Smyrna First Baptist Church. Eunice most recently attended First Baptist Church in Murfreesboro and Stone River Manor Chapel. Eunice lived at Stones River Manor for the past fourteen years where she was blessed with many treasured friends and caregivers. Mrs. Wallace lived a rich and active life, and much of her work outside the home was centered around her passions of gardening and sewing. Upon her retirement, she continued working in the fabric department at Walmart well into her seventies. She continued to enjoy gardening, sewing, and playing dominoes and made the best cinnamon rolls anyone has ever tasted. She was an avid Braves fan and loved spending time with her eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death her husband, Jeff David Wallace and an infant son, Jeff David Wallace, Jr., four brothers and four sisters; Walter Wynn, James Barney (JB) Wynn, Tommy Wynn, Robert Wynn, Ruth Wynn, Helen Wynn, Lillian Wynn Hill and Lydia Wynn Ledford.

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