Sonny Wallace

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Sonny Wallace

December 16, 1937 - February 01, 2019

Sonny Wallace Services for Shirley Lynn 'Sonny' Wallace, 81, of Allen, are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Buddy Drake will officiate. Burial will follow at Citra Cemetery.
Mr. Wallace died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at his home. He was born Dec. 16, 1937, in Allen to Johnnie Lee Thompson. He served in the U.S. Army, was a rancher, a member of Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church and Allen Masonic Lodge.
He and Cleota Wilyene Lawson were married Feb. 12, 1962, in Allen.
Survivors include his wife Wilyene, of the home; three children, Stan Wallace and his wife, Lisa, of Allen, David Wallace of Allen, and Lisa Graves and her husband, Frank, of Poplarville, Mississippi; five grandchildren, Britten Wallace, Maebrey Wallace, Chase Graves, Bryce Graves and Kenna Graves; a brother and sister-in-law, Buddy and Arlene Lawson of Non; and a sister-in-law, June Lawson of Ada; four sisters, Alice Douglas of Natchez, Mississippi, Joyce Sells of Atwood, Betty Mitchell of Allen and Gen Black of Allen; and uncle Ed Wallace and his wife Joan, of Antlers.
He was preceded in death by his mother; three sisters, Kattie Prentice, Mary Ross and Gwen Robinson; a brother-in-law, Bob Lawson; and his father-in-law, Jackson Lawson.
Bearers are Rick Jones, Sam Richards, Clinton Couch, George Holder, Dale Jesse and Josh Black. Honorary bearers are Tommy McFerran, Jesse Moore, Johnny Self, Bill Duncan, Jack Goodson, Aaron Swafford, Speck Harden, Craig Jones and the Allen Masonic Lodge.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to the Cowboy Crisis Fund, P. O. Box 243, Fittstown, OK 74842.
Published on February 4, 2019
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Tuesday February 05, 2019

2:00 PM

Richmond Avenue Free Will Baptist Church

Allen, Oklahoma


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Mike and Sheila Thompson
Feb 05, 2019
So Sorry to hear about Sonny. He was such a special man. He and Earl Thompson were two of a kind. So Sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort.
Mike and Sheila Thompson
Feb 05, 2019
So Sorry to hear of Sonny's passing we would have came to funeral but didn't know about it in time. Sonny was a special man.
Sonny and Earl were two of a kind. Sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort to all the family for the days ahead.
Peggy Rowe
Feb 05, 2019
There are such wonderful memories of Sonny. He was like another uncle to me. He was one of Daddy's best friends - Daddy was John Rowe--- rest in the arms of the Lord Sonny
Chris & Dana Kay
Feb 05, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
wayne phillips
Feb 04, 2019
Wallace Family, very sorry for your loss! He will be missed