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Lorine Louise Douglas Wallace
Birth: Nov. 16, 1919
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1999
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

FATHER: Adolphus 'Dolph' Douglas
MOTHER: Osa Ola Kirby Douglas

Lorine was the middle child of 5 girls.

Helen June Buckingham Sowersby
Verna Jeanne Buckingham Gustafson
Norma Faye Douglas Reeves
Mary Lou Douglas Fenske


Lorine was married to:
HUSBAND - Eugene Earnest Wallace
on January 21, 1939.
They were married for 46 years before his passing in November 1985

Her joy-in-life dimmed when the love-of-her-life, her husband Eugene passed away. For the next 14 years, she had to carry on alone. This burden was very difficult for her.


Unable to have children, after 12 years of marriage, they adopted their blonde haired, blue-eyed baby girl at 4 days old in January 1951. They named her 'Nancy Jean Wallace'!

She was Grannie to two children:
(1) GRANDSON - Michael Christopher Wilson
(2) GRANDSON - Scott Randall Wilson

GREAT-GRANDMOTHER to Derek Andrew Wilson

Lorine was a very good, loving grandmother to both the boys, loving them and they loved their 'Grannie' in return.

She was able to see, enjoy and express her pride in her Great-Grandson, Derek Andrew (Scott's son) for almost a year before she passed away.

Taking great joy in being a homemaker and caring for her family, this activity was the primary focus of her being.

Lorine eventually developed macular degeneration in her eyes. The last 5 years of her life, her sight was greatly diminished.
Her little dog, a Yorkshire Silkie named Susie was much company and comfort to her.

By clicking on see more photos pictured is the 3 oldest sisters, taken in 1990 when their mother died. From left to right is Helen, Jeanne and Lorine. (Norma Faye was still alive but was not able to attend the funeral to be in the photo)

....*) .*) )
(... (... ♥ ♥ ♥♥ ♥ ♥

As her daughter, I remember how much she lovingly cared for me as a child. When I was very little, I called her 'Mer' because I couldn't say mom or mother. As a little girl, she gave me the best care and attention, spending hours playing in the sandbox making sand pies and cakes, playing dollies and paper dolls. I was later, able to return that care when she was older and needed care and attention from me.
Now, missing her always. ♥!♥

~ Her daughter, Nancy
Family links: 
  Adolphus Lafayette Douglas (1897 - 1972)
  Osa Ola Kirby Douglas (1898 - 1990)
  Eugene Earnest Wallace (1917 - 1985)*
  Helen June Buckingham Sowersby (1915 - 1998)**
  Verna Jeanne Buckingham Gustafson (1917 - 2012)**
  Lorine Louise Douglas Wallace (1919 - 1999)
  Norma Faye Douglas Reeves (1921 - 2000)*
  Mary Lou Douglas Fenske (1927 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Mar 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34333820
Lorine Louise <i>Douglas</i> Wallace
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Lorine Louise <i>Douglas</i> Wallace
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Lorine Louise <i>Douglas</i> Wallace
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Its so hard to imagine its been 17 years today when you died. I know you always loved red roses so that's what I chose to leave today in your memory. I'll see you in God's Kingdom new world when you're resurrected. I love you.
- Nancy
 Added: Oct. 11, 2016
"Who ran to help me when I fell, and would some pretty story tell, or kiss the place to make it well? My Mother ♥!♥
- Nancy
 Added: Jun. 22, 2016

- Orlena
 Added: Dec. 9, 2015
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