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Ashby Funeral Home

108 West Narroway, Benton, AR

Phone: 501-778-2544

Peggy Gayle Wallace

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Published: November 21, 2012

Peggy G. Loy Wallace, age 82, of Bryant, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2012. The Wallace's moved to Bryant in 1963, building the first home in Tanglewood Acres. She loved her yard, and was happiest when caring for her family. She loved to make homemade rolls at every occasion, often sending them to neighbors.

After her youngest son started school, she worked at Bryant Dairy King and later Bob's Thriftway. Peggy loved visiting with the customers and making new friends. She suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in 2007 and moved to Fox Ridge Estates in Bryant. She lived there until May 2012, when declining health made it necessary to move to Heartland Health and Rehab Center. Peggy suffered another stroke in November and was cared for at Saline Hospice House until her death.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Wallace, birth father, James Loy, and her stepfather that raised her, Rev. Earnest W. Goodson. She leaves behind her mother, Virginia E. Goodson of Ferndale, two sisters, Mary Garlington and husband, Boyce, Ginny Blaylock and husband, Buddy, five children, John Wallace, Velma Wallace, Libby Jones and husband, Jim, Faith Robinson and husband, Rick, Charles Wallace and wife, Samme, ten grandchildren, Jennifer Triplett and husband, David, Jessica Wallace, Greg Wallace and wife, Hannah, Andrea Wallace, Jayce Jones and wife, Sarah,Mandy Hamilton and husband, Chris, Josh Robinson, Brittany Robinson, Evan Wallace and Olivia Wallace; great-grandchildren, Sam and Lucy Triplett, Astoria Wallace, Kavi Garlapati, Chloe and Balend Bland and Laci Hamilton, several nieces and nephews and her beloved dog, Cisco.

Chapel services by Ashby Funeral Home will 10 a.m. Friday with burial at Pine Crest Cemetery. Visitation will be at Ashby Funeral Home, 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Friday before Service Time. Online guest book at

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