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John Leslie Wallace

December 4, 1927 ~ February 7, 2019 (age 91)
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     John Leslie Wallace, 91, Walker, MO passed away on Thursday, February 07, 2019 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Leslie was born December 4, 1927 in Nevada, MO to John Leslie Wallace and Katherine (Kaufman) Wallace.  He was united in marriage to Mary Louise Oyler on August 13, 1949 in Nevada and she preceded him in death on June 16, 2012.

 Leslie grew up in Vernon County and attended school in various one room school houses.  He farmed, operated a dairy, and raised cattle and hogs throughout his life on his farm east of Walker. Leslie was Baptized in the Berea Christian Church and was a member of the Walker Christian Church.  Leslie enjoyed woodworking.

      Survivors include one son, Dennis Wallace and his wife Pam, Walker; three grandchildren, Renee Ast and her husband Kurt, Walker, Travern Wallace and his wife, Meisha, Las Vegas, NV, Keatyn Wallace and his wife Bridgett, Walker; nine great-grandchildren, Taylor Edwards and husband Ashton, Bretton Ast, Treyrn Ast, Kylee Wallace, Kendra Wallace, Tyler Wallace, Mia Wallace, Declan Wallace, and Liam Wallace; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews.

 In addition to his wife Mary, Leslie was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

       Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Norm Conklin officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada.  Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday.

      Memorials are suggested in his memory to the Walker Christian Youth Ministries in c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

    

 

 

 

  

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