Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Wallace will be held Tuesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. in the Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home Chapel at 406 Monroe St. in Teague, with the Rev. Cleo High, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Mexia, and the Rev. Charles Kelley, pastor of Woods Chapel Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Wortham Cemetery, in Wortham. Viewing will be held Tuesday, July 30, from 10 a.m. until the service begins.
Johnnie Lucille Evans-Wallace, was born on Jan. 5, 1918, to the parentage of the late Richard Evans and the late Mamie Williams Evans, in Kirvin. She professed her belief in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and was a member of Woods Chapel Primitive Baptist Church.
She attended school in Kirvin and left home at an early age to pursue better employment opportunities. She worked and lived for many years in Stamford, Conn., Chicago, and White Plains, N.Y., before returning home to Texas, finally settling in Houston until she retired.