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Larry Wallace


Larry Wallace
May 26, 1936 – Dec. 4, 2023
Larry Eugene Wallace, 87, a resident of Jayess, died Dec. 4, 2023. Funeral services were Dec. 7, 2023, at New Bethel Jesus Name Church, Rev. Gary Robinson officiating, burial in the New Bethel cemetery.
He was born on May 26, 1936, in Pike County to Tommy Eugene Wallace and Myrtle Lea Cade Wallace. He was a member of New Bethel Jesus Name Church.
Wallace owned and operated Wallace Carpet. He was a talented upholsterer and enjoyed time spent in the garden. He spent many nights camping and vacationing. He traveled with his family to all the states.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his former wife Yvonne Wallace along with twin daughters, his son Michael Eugene Wallace, a granddaughter Tamera Susan Wallace, a sister Dollie Elizabeth McKenzie and a brother Robert Jerry Wallace.
Survivors are his wife Olive Roberts Wallace of Jayess, two sons Mickey Carroll Wallace of Jayess, Myron David Wallace (Tammy Renee) of Jayess, a daughter Yolanda Michele Wallace of Jayess, nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Derrick Battle, Dallas Reid, Jeremy Wallace, Landon Wallace, Chris Story, Justin Herring, Darren Suane, and Jason Marshall.
Honorary pallbearers were Robert Wallace, Damon Wallace, Duane McKenzie, Chris Daniels, Richmond Dunaway, and William Sumrall.
Hartman Jones Funeral Home in McComb was charge of the arrangements.

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