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John E. Wallace

   John E. Wallace, 83, passed away on Monday, January 3 at Reid Hospital.
   He was born July 28, 1927 in Richmond, Indiana to John William and Elsie Lenora Baker Wallace and was a graduate of Richmond High School. He married the former Rebecca Gordon on May 14, 1960. They lived in the Richmond and Fountain City communities for the past 53 years before her death on November 12, 2010. Mr. Wallace was employed 45 years with the Palladium-Item as a typesetter and maintenance worker. After retirement, he worked at the former Cox Supermarket in Richmond. He was an avid reader and enjoyed solving jigsaw puzzles. When better health permitted, he enjoyed playing golf.
   Mr. Wallace will be missed by his daughters, Darlene Boomershine and her husband, Phil, of Richmond, Cheryl Powell, of Fountain City; 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, a sister, Barbara Jean Shaw, of Richmond; and several nieces and nephews.
   Mr. Wallace was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and 2 daughters, Marlene Voiles and Katherine Harrison.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Pastor David E. Leffel at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, at the funeral home.
   Condolences may be expressed online at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com .   

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Girls I am so sorry about Uncle John's death but he is again with his beloved Becky!!

Jan Davis Jan 5 2011 12:00 AM

Darlene & Cheryl, sorry we couldn't be with you, I have to work & mom isn't doing to well these days with funerals.  We were so sad to hear that Johnnie has passed, so soon after your mom.  But, we know that Johnnie wanted to be with Becky.  We know he is now at peace!  I wish I could be with you, let me know if you need anything.  Much love!  Teresa & Mary

Teresa Terry & Mary Caldwell Jan 5 2011 12:00 AM

Barbara 'Our Candy Lady '
Were sorry for your loss of your loved one, You are in our thoughts and Prayers, If you need anything, you call upon us, We love you very much.
Your Meijer Children
Barb, Peggy, Hank,

Barb Allen-Turner Jan 5 2011 12:00 AM

Sorry for your lost if you need anything please let me no Barb Shaw.

Peggy Ponder Jan 5 2011 12:00 AM

Cheryl and Darlene,
  I am so sorry you are going through this again so soon. We wish we could be there but unfortunately we cannot make the trip. Dad hurt his leg and back 5 1/2 weeks ago and I am sick as well. Know that we love you all and our prayers are with you.
  Love Jenny

Jennetta Curry & George Gordon Jan 4 2011 12:00 AM