|Birth: ||May 28, 1937|
|Death: ||May 5, 2009|
Funeral services for Dr. Alfred Roy Wallace, 71, of Waskom, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009, at First Baptist Church of Waskom with Dr. Neil Weaver officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Cemetery in Tyler. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2009 at Sullivan-Heaster Funeral Home.
Dr. Wallace passed away on Tuesday, May 05, 2009, in Waskom. He was born May 28, 1937 in Tyler to Manzy Arnold and Maggie Aurora Wallace.
Dr. Wallace pastored five different churches in Texas and Missouri and had served on the staff of Louisiana Baptist University since 1993, first as Dean of the Department of Biblical Studies and then as Academic Dean. An avid scholar that continued to study all of his life, he was an excellent teacher of the Bible and the Greek and Hebrew languages. He had authored nearly forty books and pamphlets including a Hebrew textbook. He continued to teach at LBU and to pastor Baptist Temple in Waskom at the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Lorain Wallace of Waskom; sisters, Alice Joyce Beggs of Tyler, Mary Frances McArthur of Tyler, and Anna Catherine Little of Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Manzy and Maggie Wallace; and a brother, John Wallace.
Pallbearers will be Chris Keeny, Joshua Keeny, Mark, Crook, Steve Petty, Jason Lopez, and Roger Morton.
On-line condolences may be made to: www.sullivanheasterfuneralhome.com.
Manzy A Wallace (1907 - 1967)
Maggie Aurora Cockrum Wallace (1908 - 1998)
Anna Catherine Wallace McCarroll-Little (1931 - 2009)*
Alfred Roy Wallace (1937 - 2009)
John Thomas Wallace (1946 - 2003)*
Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery
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David G. Stuart
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For my mother's cousin. Rest in peace.|
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