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Helen Lorene Wallace, longtime Yale resident, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2008 in Stillwater at the age of 87 years.
The daughter of the late John Brown and Florence Wight Brown, Helen was born on November 19, 1920 in Oilton, OK and was reared and educated in Oilton, graduating from Oilton High School.
She was united in marriage to Avery Charles Wallace in October of 1942 in Marion, Arkansas and to this union four children, Dean, Rena, Stephen and Janice were born. He preceded her in death on September 20, 1983.
Helen was a longtime member of the Church of Christ, having been a Christian for over 70 years.
She enjoyed spending time and interacting with her friends.
Survivors include three children, Dean Wallace and his wife Carolyn of Yale, OK Rena Tollison and her husband Kenneth of Kingfisher, OK and Janice Coberley and her husband Louis of Sulphur, OK; three sisters, Thelma Bennett of Tyler, TX, Virginia Wells of Carlsbad, NM and Belva Hill of Tulsa; one brother, John Brown of Tulsa; seven grandchildren, Amanda Allen of Stillwater, Andrew Wallace of Yale, Eric Tollison, serving his country in Iraq, Bryan Tollison of Kingfisher, Amy Tollison of Stillwater, Paul Coberley of Ada and Laura Eaves of Sulphur; two great-grandchildren, Emma Allen and Kaelyn Allen of Stillwater; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Paul Wallace, one grandson, Joshua Andrew Coberley and one sister, Elva Larkin.
Services will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 2:00 P.M. in the Yale Church of Christ with Jack Hill and Bobby Hill officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lawson Cemetery.
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