GRACE SINGLETON WALLACE, 98 of Ranger, TX passed
away on Jan. 25, 2008 at her son's home. Burial
was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Grace was born on Jan. 26, 1909 in Young County
to Edward Rutledge & Lou Ella (Luman) Singleton.
She was a graduate of Woodson High School to the
11th grade and Breckenridge High School to finish
the 12th grade and she attended Business College.
Grace married Lonnie E. "Shorty" Wallace in Sept.
of 1928 in Breckenridge TX, and he preceded her
in death on May 4, 1978. She worked for many years
at Greer's Western Store, ran the Lone Star Chicken
Inn, worked for Tommy's Grocery and for Mary Huling
in her fabric store. She loved to oil paint deer
and nature scenery, as well as many other outdoor
Grace was a faithful member of the Mesquite and Rusk
St. Church of Christ for 70 years and was dearly
loved by her church family. The last few months of
her life she looked forward to Don Adams bringing
communion to her.
Grace was the last of her generation in the Wallace
and Singleton Family. She was preceded in death by
four brothers and one sister.
She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother
and great-grandmother & had many many friends. Grace
passed away one day before her 99th birthday.
At the time of her death, Grace was survived by her
daughter Christene (RHS-1946) Ready of Ranger, a son
Eddy Wallace (RHS-1954) and his wife Carol of Strawn.
Grandchildren; Leta Guest and husband Richard of Fort
Worth, Belinda Morgan and husband Tim of Eastland,
Bobbie Wallace of Gordon, Joanna Barron and husband
Jeremy of Ranger, step-granchildren Caren Alvis and
James of Springtown and Hank Morgan (RHS-1982) & wife
Mimi Henderson Morgan (RHS-1977) of Ranger, great-gran-
dchildren Christopater Alford, Ashley and Brittany
Sharp, Orin Mallory, McGregor, Sawyer, and Oliver
Barron, step-great-grandchildren Matthew Morgan and
wife Tonya, Kristen Morgan, Gage and Lee Grogan and
Andrew Alvis. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and other
extended family and friends.