Saturday, March 6, 2010

Brenda Collier Wallace

Brenda Collier Wallace, 68, went to be with the Lord Friday, February 19, 2010 at River Oaks Hospital after a long illness. Visitation will be held today from 4:00 - 8:00pm at Baldwin Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 22, 2010 at 2pm in the funeral home chapel with interment at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. (Brenda was a member of the Ackerman High School Class of 1959.)

Mrs. Wallace retired from the MS Highway Patrol in 1991 after 32 years. The next day she went to work for the MS State Troopers Assn., where she worked until her illness. She enjoyed 51 years associated with the State Troopers.

She never met a stranger and would talk to anyone. She enjoyed flowers and tending her flower gardens.

She leaves behind her husband, Martin H. Wallace; daughters, Subrena Hinton and Yvette Ellzey (Randy); grandchildren, Matthew Hinton, Lori and Rachel Ellzey; sister, Ann Godfrey (Noel); brother, Hayes "Duke" Collier (Empress); and a host of friends and relatives.