Jessie M. Wallace

December 09, 1919 ‒ August 09, 2007

Carmel, IN, & Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Jessie M. Wallace, 87, formerly of Mansfield, died Thursday morning August 9, 2007 in Carmel Care Center, Carmel, Indiana, following a short illness.

She was born December 9, 1919 in Juniata County, PA, to Lewis and Maude (Boone) Bryner, and was graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1937.

Mrs. Wallace had worked in the Trust Department of the former Farmers Bank & Trust, as well as the law firm of Gongwer, Murray & Bemiller. She finished her working years as a real estate agent.

She was a member of First English Lutheran Church.

Fox News Network kept her abreast of current world affairs ~ day and night! She held a deep passion for music and the sounds of the Big Bands, dancing and the pageantry of stage and film musicals. Along with her husband, she enjoyed watching sporting events of all types. After his professional baseball days, they took to following the Cincinnati Reds, tried never to miss an Ohio State football game and in their retirement, delighted in watching pro football together on television.

She will be remembered for her spunky personality and keen sense of humor.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law Judith and Steven Sherman of Carmel, IN; granddaughter and her husband Elaine and Stephen Barber and a great grandson on the way of Lawrenceville, GA; and nieces and nephews including Margaret “Peg” Cagle of Galion.

Her husband of nearly 50 years, James Wallace, preceded her in death on February 8, 1996. Also deceased are her sister Florence Carter, and brothers Gould Bryner, Harold Bryner and Robert Bryner.

The family will receive friends this evening, Friday, August 10, 2007 from 6-8 PM in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, and also on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM in the funeral home with the Rev. Cloyd Kress officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Kingwood Center or Girls Scouts of America may be made at the funeral home.

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