Emily Rachel Shoaf Wallace

Published 10:52 am Friday, June 11, 2021

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Mrs. Emily Rachel Shoaf Wallace, 86, of Woodleaf, died on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice Home in Salisbury.

She was born on June 10, 1935 in Rowan County to the late Jessie Carl and Etta Taylor Shoaf.

Mrs. Wallace retired from Cannon Mills after 35 years and was a longtime member of Corinth Church of Christ in Woodleaf. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and gardening. Mrs. Wallace loved holidays and spending time with her grandchildren, her pride and joy.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Rufus Preston Wallace; and a son, Wyndell Wallace.

Survivors: her children, Henry Carl Wallace, Benjamin Joseph Wallace, and William Shoaf Wallace (Suzanne); 2 grandchildren, Emily Diane Wallace Weatherspoon (Colby) and William Brandon Wallace.

A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 10 in Corinth Church of Christ Cemetery with R.D. McDaniel officiating.

Memorials: Corinth Church of Christ, 1170 Needmore Road, Woodleaf, 27054.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.