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Visitation

Jones Mortuary
Tuesday June 14th, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Red Hill Baptist Church
Wednesday June 15th, 2016
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Interment

Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Wednesday June 15th, 2016
3:00pm - 3:00pm

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Margaret Lea Pyles Wallace

Margaret Lea Pyles Wallace born Sept. 13, 1933 in Andersonville, TN, died June 11, 2016 at Tennova Hospice in Knoxville after a brief stay. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruth Lea Wilson; husband, Lawrence Pyles; son, Terry Pyles and brother, Robert A. Lea. After getting married to Lawrence Pyles, they moved to Kokomo, IN and lived several years before they returned to TN. Margaret loved life, her birthday, music, Halloween, giving out candy and eating candy. She was a very hard working lady and was always helping others. Over the years, seventeen family members lived with them. She worked very hard taking care of five churches and babysitting. After her husband Lawrence passed away, she married Francis Wallace. Margaret and Francis enjoyed traveling before her illness prevented her from doing so. They loved people to come by for coffee, candy, and laughs. In 2005 she was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Francis took care of her, and she was doing very well until last year when her health started to decline. Margaret was a member of The Church of God of Prophecy. Margaret is survived by her husband, Francis Wallace, Clinton; daughter, Gloria Walling (Eddie) McMinnville, TN; son, Larry Pyles (Barbara) Gallatin, TN; grandsons, Jason Baker, McMinnville, TN, Kevin Pyles, Oakdale, TN, Christopher Pyles, Gallatin, TN and Brandon Pyles, Ohio; granddaughters, Tiffany Rose (Shane) Andersonville, TN, Bridgette Clark (Tyler Treadway) Westel TN, and Paige Pyles, Ohio; special step daughter, Lou Richardson, Clinton; step son, Frank Wallace, Luttrell and step granddaughter, Jennifer Lane (Rodney) Andersonville; brothers, William Lea (Mabel) Kokomo, IN, Nathan Benscoter Sedalia, MO; sister, Judy Purkey (Walter) Clinton, TN; sister in law, Edna Lea, Houstonia, MO; uncle, Rev. George Gilbert (Joyce) Knoxville, TN as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Pallbearers will be Sam Lea, Kevin Pyles, Frank Wallace, Eddie Walling, Shane Rose, Joe Moore and honorary pallbearer, Christopher Pyles. Margaret’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 6pm – 8pm at Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN. Her funeral service will be Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 2pm at Red Hill Baptist Church in Andersonville, TN with Rev. Donnie Disney and Rev. Larry Noe officiating and Sam Lea speaking. Margaret will lie in state at the church for 1 hour prior to her funeral service. Margaret’s interment will immediately follow the funeral service in the Church cemetery.

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Guestbook

I am so sorry for your loss, my heart goes out to all of you. I loved Aunt Marge and always had so much fun with her!!!! I have many great memories with her. My thoughts and Prayers are with you. I know she is having a good time with her Bob!!! RIP Aunt Marge.

Becky Lea Jun 15 2016 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry to hear about this lose for your family. My heart is with y'all right now. I had always heard about what a wonderful woman Kevin's grandma was and I believe it seeing how much he loved her.

Jani Michielsen Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of her passing. It was always a joy to see her and Francis out enjoying themselves .

David & Terri McCloud Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

Charles Sharp, Jr. Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Pyles Wallace

Charles Sharp, Jr. Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss....my heart goes out to Mr. Wallace....may God comfort you and hold you in his loving arms....Mrs. Wallace was a special lady to me...loved her so much...always had a smile and kind word to say to me each time I saw her...she is one of God's beautiful angels now....love you Mrs. Wallace....may God be with each family member during this time....until we meet again in Heaven my dear friend. God bless each of you.

Kathy Carter Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM

Charlene Sharp Krachey Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Pyles Wallace

Charlene Sharp Krachey Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Marge and I wish you all the best. Charlene

Charlene Sharp Krachey Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM

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