William "Bill" Wallace

October 3, 1925December 29, 2016

William “Bill” Wallace, 91 passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the VA Nursing Home in Jackson.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 31, 2016 from 12pm – 2pm at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will be at 2pm in the funeral home chapel with interment to follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

Mr. Wallace was a WWII Veteran serving in the US Navy. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University and Mississippi College. He retired as Comptroller for Johns Manville, Inc. Mr. Wallace was a Charter Member of Oak Forest Baptist Church in Jackson and a current member of First Baptist Church Brandon. He was the neighborhood handyman and enjoyed working in his garden and fishing.

Mr. Wallace is preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Heflin Wallace; parents, Dave J. and Bessie Wallace; and sisters, Elsie Chamberlain and Dorothy Murphy.

He is survived by his son, Charles Wallace (Becky); daughter, Kay Wallace Wilson; grandchildren, John Wallace (Hannah), Elizabeth Moore (Chris) and Adam Wilson (Brittany); and great-grandchildren, Ivy Wallace, Zeritu Wallace, Audrey Reese Wilson and Emerson Moore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon Offering at Cross Roads Baptist Church, 104 Crossroads Road, Pelahatchie, MS 39145


  • Visitation Saturday, December 31, 2016
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 31, 2016

William "Bill" Wallace

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January 30, 2017

Hannah, just heard about Bill's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. It has been a long time since we have gotten together but think of you and your family often. We had only known Bill for a short period of time but found him very likeable and an admired person.

Bob and Judy Schweyher, Green Brook

jim & Patricia maguire

January 4, 2017

Hannah and family..Sorry for your loss..Bill was a good man with a great sense of humor..You are in our prayers..Jim and Pat Maguire FL.

January 4, 2017

Thinking of you, Hannah, Mindy, Stewart & Cartwright....sending flowers would be like sending coal to Newcastle so I'll just wish you all the best and remember wonderful times with Bill's fantastic
sense of humor!
Love, Robin Powell

Robyn Keelty

January 1, 2017

Hannah and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Robyn and Dick Keelty

Gloria Weller

December 31, 2016

You are in my prayers, Sorry I am too late checking the arrangements to come . love to all.

John Mccarty

December 31, 2016

Fond memories at Oak Forest Baptist Church. You are in our prayers. John and Ducky McCarty

Shirley T. Allen

December 31, 2016

Charles and Family: Thinking and remembering you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless>

December 31, 2016

May you find comfort from God

December 31, 2016

Condolences for your loss. May your family have peace and comfort in knowing it has been promised sickness pain and death will one day be no more.

The Staff of Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home

December 31, 2016

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.