Nell Lorene Wallace, age 89 went home to meet her Lord on August 14, 2020 after a period of declining health.
A private family graveside service for Lorene will be conducted at Linneys Grove Baptist Church Cemetery on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 10:00 am. Rev. Jamie Steele and Rev. Tony Daniels will officiate. Pallbearers will be: Gary Millsaps, Michael Arms,Greg Millsaps, Casey Arms,Cody Arms, Gannon Millsaps and Jeremy Guyer.
Lorene was the daughter of Burgess Clark and Clara Nell Campbell Millsaps of Alexander County. She was a member of East Taylorsville Baptist Church, had a love of playing the piano for over sixty years. Lorene ran a country store in Vasti by her husband’s side, she loved flowers, gardening and shopping.
In addition to her parents, Lorene was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-one years, J.C. “Jake” Wallace, a brother, Jennis Millsaps and a sister, Emogene Barnette.
Those left to cherish the memories of Lorene include her two daughters, Wanda Wallace Millsaps (Gary), Sandra Wallace Arms (Michael), three brothers, Bobby Millsaps (Lois), Larry Millsaps (Joy), Billy Millsaps (Cozette), one sister-in-law, Louis Millsaps, four grandchildren, Greg Millsaps (Krista), Amy Guyer (Jeremy), Casey Arms (Brittany), Cody Arms, four great-grandchildren, Gannon Millsaps, Avery Guyer, Gracee Millsaps, Eli Arms along with a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Alzheimer's Association @ PO Box 2565 Hickory, NC 28603.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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