Mrs. Lucille Wallace

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Mrs. Lucille L. Wallace, age 82 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, May 21, 2010.
Mrs. Wallace was born on June 16, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Eddie L. and Ruby C. Parker Lewis. She was married on November 16, 1951, in Jefferson City, Mo., to Forrest M. Wallace Jr., who preceded her in death on September 6, 1983. A lifelong resident of the central Missouri area, Lucille graduated from Jefferson City High School and attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Lucille was employed at various legislative positions including the Secretary of State's Office, the Speaker of the House, but her favorites being with the Missouri State Governor's Office under the Warren Hearnes Administration and the Missouri Oil Council. She also worked part time doing legislative research until her retirement in 2000. She was a member at the First United Methodist Church and a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. She spent many hours as a volunteer at the First United Methodist Church, a docent with the Governor's Mansion, the Cole County Historical Society, and Meals on Wheels. Lucille always enjoyed spending time at her place at the Lake of the Ozarks where she would fish anytime she had a chance. She also had a great love for all animals, especially her dog Honey; but most importantly, she loved spending time with her family, especially with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include: her son, David Wallace and his wife Annette of Jefferson City, Mo.; one daughter, Janet Schiel and her husband Joe of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandsons, Luke Schiel and Blake Schiel; three step-grandchildren, Tina Woehr and her husband Gerald, Melanie Bax and her husband Scott, Adam Wankum and his wife Martha; one sister-in-law, Joyce Lewis; two nieces, Julie Kreps and her husband Steve, and Nancy Sell and her husband Randy; and one nephew, Jim Lewis and his wife Tina. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and brother, Eddie Parker Lewis.
Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2010, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Mark Dumas officiating. Entombment will be held at the Mausoleum of Hawthorn Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Friends of the Jefferson City Animal Shelter. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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