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Charles Moore Wallace

LAGRANGE -- Charles Moore Wallace died Sunday afternoon at West Georgia Health. He was born March 4, 1940 in Bainbridge, GA, the son of L.B. and Miriam M. Wallace. He graduated in the class of 1958 from Cuthbert High School and attended Andrew College.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Troup County Cattlemen's Association, Gridiron Club, Charter Member of the LaFayette Club, LaGrange Shrine Club, Elk's Club, was a 32nd Degree Mason, and member of the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange.

He retired as Senior Vice-President of Commercial Bank and Trust with 36 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Memory "Dee" Johnson Wallace; two daughters, Anne Allene Wallace of Birmingham, AL and Memory "Ree" Snellgrove and her husband, Bill of LaGrange; two grandchildren, Riley and Drake Snellgrove; his mother, Mrs. Miriam Moore Wallace of Cuthbert; mother-in-law, Mrs. Forrest C. Johnson, Jr. of LaGrange; sisters, Deanne Wallace of Cuthbert, Jane Snipes and her husband, Billy of Young Harris, and Harriet Kilpatrick and her husband, Billy of Dawson; a brother Billy Wallace and his wife, Gloria Jean of LaGrange; brothers-in-law, Clark Johnson and his wife, Deborah, and Tom Johnson, all of LaGrange; a sister-in-law, Randall Watts and her husband, John of Lynchburg, VA; and 12 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, L.B. Wallace; a nephew, Mart Kilpatrick; and his father-in-law, Forrest C. Johnson, Jr.

The family will gather at the funeral home to receive friends on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange with the Rev. Dr. Harold Lawrence, the Rev. Dr. Gil Watson, and Rev. Jimmy McMillian officiating. Burial will follow in Shadowlawn Cemetery.

Those wishing may make a contribution to the First United Methodist Church of LaGrange in memory of Charles Moore Wallace.

Striffler-Hamby Mortuary

LaGrange 706/884-8636

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