Address: Boone Branch
Date of Death: Thursday, December 27, 2012
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Eva Wallace, 77, of Boone Branch, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, December 27, 2012, at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Forrest and Carsie Boone Thomas. She was a member of Crabtree Baptist Church. After retirement Eva enjoyed volunteering at the local nursing home. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.
Surviving are her husband of 59 years: Ernest Wallace; 2 daughters: Patricia Boone and husband, Ken, and Tiny Fender and husband, Larry, all of Burnsville; a sister: Judy Hise and husband Billy Ray (Heavy) of Spruce Pine; 4 grandchildren: Forrest, Angie, Misty and Lisa; 9 great grandchildren: Courtney, Jordan, Drew, Julie, Chloe, Josh, Tobey, Ethan and Damon; and, several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Dale Banks will officiate. Burial will be in the Crabtree Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to Jana and Letty and staff at Hospice of Yancey County, and to Kelly and Pam and the staff of Yancey County Home Health.