Mrs. Essie Mae Mills Wallace, age 95, entered into rest on Sunday, January 12, 2020. A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church by Pastor Richard Collins with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
Mrs. Wallace was born August 14, 1924 in Chesterfield County, SC a daughter of the late David Lee and Carrie Henrietta Jordan Mills. She worked for many years in cloth textiles and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Essie Mae enjoyed keeping children and spending time with her family. Her favorite pastime was collecting keepsakes.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wallace was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hampton Wallace, Sr.; brothers, Curtis Lee, Johnny B., Joe Lee, and Benny Ray Mills; sisters, Lessie Hammonds, Bessie Price, Minnie Mae McCorkle, Tressie Johnson, and Roxie Mills Joplin.
Survivors include her son, Bobby Joe (Sandy) Wallace, Jr. of Jonesboro, GA; daughter, Sue (A.W.) Elliott of Pageland, SC; grandchildren, Robert H. Wallace, III and Seth Wallace; great grandchildren, Robert H. “Bo” Wallace, IV and Kayleigh Wallace; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church “Building Fund” 7723 Pageland Hwy., Monroe, NC 28112
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Wallace family.