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Marvin Lee Wallace Sr.

June 8, 1958 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Marvin Wallace Sr. Obituary

Marvin Lee Wallace, Sr., “Bru,” “Dillon”, was born June 8, 1958, to the late Jimmy Lee Wallace and Lula Mae Wallace in Laurel, Mississippi.  He peacefully transitioned from this life on Thursday, January 4, 2024, at the age of 65.

He joined the Greater First Missionary Baptist Church in Lisman, Alabama at an early age, accepting Christ as his Lord and Savior. 

He attended school in the Choctaw County School District.  He started his working career with his uncle’s, learning the pulpwood business.  In 1982, he started working at Martin Logging, Inc., and became a dedicated employee for 30 years; in which he received a 20th Year Appreciation for Service and Outstanding Contribution Award.  He extended a generous hand to all who needed help.  One of his favorite hobbies was hunting, and talking with his buddies, including his cousins: Ralph Ruffin and Lig Slade; and his uncle, Woodrow Ruffin.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents: Jimmy and Lula Mae Wallace.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of 41 years, Carlene Wallace; three daughters, Monica Wallace of Mobile, Alabama; Teshonda (Reginald) Steeles of Meridian, Mississippi; Tekondia Carter of Lisman, Alabama; four sons, Marvin Wallace, Jr., Jason (Sherita) Wallace, both of Lisman, Alabama; Marquez Granger of Meridian, Mississippi; Trevon Wallace of Birmingham, Alabama; one brother, Tyree Wallace of Meridian, Mississippi; four sisters, Bessie Ray of Lisman, Alabama; Carolyn Reed of Meridian, Mississippi; Linda Wallace-Holden and Barbara Wallace, both of Laurel Mississippi; twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; three uncles, five aunts, three brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law; second  mom, Mary Howard of Lisman, Alabama; a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

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January 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hayden & Butler Funeral Home, Inc,
10031 Crowell Drive
Lisman, AL 36912

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

11:00 AM
Greater First Baptist Church
9935 Crowell Dr
Lisman, AL 36912

Interment following service
January 13, 2024

Greater First Baptist Church
9935 Crowell Dr
Lisman, AL 36912


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