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Mrs. Wilma Wallace

April 16, 1921 — July 27, 2020

Adams announces the passing of Mrs. Wilma Katherine Scott Wallace, 99, who transitioned on Monday, July 27, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Adams announces the graveside service for Mrs. Wilma Katherine Scott Wallace which will be held 10:00 A.M., Friday, July 31, 2020.

Viewing will be held from 12 P.M. - 2 P.M., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the funeral home via our drive-thru.


Wilma Scott Wallace, 97 years old made her transition Monday,  July 27, 2020 answering the call  from earthly labors to heavenly rest.

Wilma was joined in holy matrimony to  Edward William Wallace who preceded her in death.  She was one of nine children born to the late Rev. Watkins  and Viola Scott.  She is survived by two sisters  Mamie  Moore of Savannah and Veronica Daniels of Louisville, KY.   Seven siblings  preceded her in death: Jerome, (Rev.) Willie, Theodore, James, Selephlee Brown,  Melrose Hagins,  and Twila Orr.

Wilma continued her devotion  to God, uniting with the congregation of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church after moving to Savannah.  She sang in the choir, a member of the Viola Scott Circle and served diligently on the Hospitality Committee until her health failed.

Sister Wallace was a Past Matron of Electa Chapter #1 Order of Eastern Star - PH, and Past Grand Assistant Youth Directress for the Jurisdiction of GA, Past District Matron of the  1st District, Past Illustrious Commandress  of Omar Court #91, and Past  Deputy of the Oasis of Savannah.

She leaves precious memories to four children,  Chief Aluko (Omilani) of Miami, Gwendolyn Robertson, Eddie Lee Marsh (James) and Alisa Lewis (Kelvin) of Sunbury.  Nine Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Great Grand Children.  A beloved nephew and niece,  Wilbur ( Kitty) Mincey of Victorville, CA, and Anita Cutter (Vernell) of Savannah,  special  friend  Anna Mae Hood, special niece  Lucy Palmer (John),  caring neighbors  Wilmotine Ellis (Chester), and other relatives and friends.

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Service Schedule

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Public Viewing

Thursday, July 30, 2020

12:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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510 Stephenson Ave, Savannah, GA 31405

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