Maynard Leon Wallace

Maynard Leon Wallace

Male 1943 - 2021  (77 years)

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  • Name Maynard Leon Wallace 
    Born 21 Apr 1943  Pond Fork, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jan 2021 
    • Maynard Leon Wallace, 77 years, 8 months, 26 days old, passed at his home suddenly on January 17, 2021. Maynard was born April 21, 1943, in Pond Fork, MO in a log house to Archie and Ruby Rae (Mahan) Wallace. On July 3, 1967, Maynard and Linda Kay Larson were united in marriage at Sparta, MO, and to this union were blessed with three children, Michelle, Michael, and Nicole. He became a successful high school basketball coach despite never having the opportunity to play in high school or college. Maynard spent 33 years in public education which included many years as Superintendent of Schools at Forsyth and Ava. Maynard served eight years in the Missouri State Legislature and never had a close election. He served six years on the Missouri State Tourism Commission and was Chairman of the Education Committee. He also served three years on the State Board of Education. He was very pleased to own the farm that was homesteaded by his great-grandparents in the1860's and has been owned by the family ever since. Maynard wrote, "Nothing compares to my pride and enjoyment of my children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren working together, fishing, playing ball, etc. I have truly been blessed!" Maynard was a Christian and of the General Baptist Faith. Maynard was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Michelle Nilges, and brother-in-law, Michael Weber. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda, his children and their spouses, Michael & Lexie, Nicole & Jeramy Keller, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, three sisters, Betty & Ted Craig, Sue Weber, and Patti & Danny Roberts, other relatives, and many friends. Funeral services for Maynard will be Thursday, January 21, 2021at 10:00 A.M. in the Clinkingbeard Chapel, Ava, MO with burial following in the Thornfield Cemetery, Thornfield, MO. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 20th from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Austin Sutton. Memorials may be made to the Bradley/Mahan Cemetery, Wallace Cemetery, or the Thornfield Cemetery. Due to the spread of Covid-19, we request everyone to wear a mask if attending. Thank you.
    Buried 21 Jan 2021  Thornfield Cemetery, Thornfield, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19337  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 May 2021 

    Father Archie Marion Wallace,   b. 7 Mar 1919, Hammond, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1998, Thornfield, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Ruby Rae Mahan,   b. 4 Jun 1919, Pond Fork, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 2014, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 4 May 1941  Longrun, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Linda Kay Larson 
    Married 3 Jul 1967  Christian Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Michelle Lea Wallace,   b. 27 May 1969, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 2017, Branson, Taney Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Michael Wallace
     3. Nichole Wallace
    Last Modified 9 May 2021 
    Family ID F7099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jul 1967 - Christian Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Jan 2021 - Thornfield Cemetery, Thornfield, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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