Charles A. Wallace, 77, of Petal, died October 24, 2012 at Wesley Medical Center. Visitation will be from 10 – 11:30 a.m., Monday, October 29, 2012 at Moore Funeral Home in Petal with services immediately following. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Wallace served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was an active volunteer with Christian Services, Dairy Fresh and Petal Discount Grocery.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Wallace; his parents, John and Katherine Wallace; a brother, Jimmy Wallace; and two sisters, Helen Simmons and Marie Cowart.
He is survived by a son, John Keathley (Margaret) of Owasso, Okla.; two daughters, Margaret Newsome of Petal and Kay Vaughn (Richard) of Brooklyn; a son-in-law, Earl Newsome of Petal; sister, Evelyn Fay Thurman of Lumberton; two brothers, Johnny Wallace (Ouida) and Richard Wallace both of Petal; 13 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and friends too numerous to mention.