The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. John A.M.E. Church, Hudson Street, Plains, Georgia. The Reverend Shirley Strawter, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow at Lebanon Cemetery, Plains, Georgia.
John Bernard Wallace was born in Americus Sumter County, Georgia to the late Jimmy Wallace and Ozie Bell Dew Wallace. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James T. Solomon and Bennie Wallace. He was educated in the public school system of Sumter County and was a 1979 graduate of Plains High School.
He was united in Holy matrimony in 1984 to Judy Brown Wallace, and to their union, they were blessed with one daughter, Kenya Wallace. He joined Greater New Lebanon Baptist Church at an early age where he served on the Usher Board Ministry. He was employed with Golden Peanut Company of Plains, Georgia, where he was a Large Machine Operator. He also was employed with Tape Specialist of Georgia as a Machine Operator.
He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife of 30 years, Judy Brown Wallace, Plains, Georgia; his daughter, Kenya Wallace (Marvin), Americus, Georgia; three grandchildren, Ke’Torrian Reddick, Da’Kamerion Reddick, Arriyonna Wallace; three siblings, Earnest Solomon (Evelyn), Americus, Georgia, Clarence Solomon (Rosa Mae), Americus, Georgia, Jimmy Wallace (Cindy), Louisville, Kentucky; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Virginia Wallace, Fannie Brown, Gwendolyn Brown, Nathaniel Brown, and Dorothy Brown, all of Plains, Georgia, Tommis Brown (Lelia), Cordele, Georgia, Albert Brown (Annie), Hartford, Connecticut; a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends, including several devoted - Betty J. Jackson, Gloria A. Hurley, Annie Lora Kitchens and Wilfred Lockett; and his nurses at Davita Dialysis Center, Americus, Georgia.