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Vernon Bruce Wallace, Sr.

July 3, 1938 - May 30, 2022

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date May 31, 2022

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Vernon Bruce Wallace, Sr., 83, of Gladys passed away Monday, May 30, 2022 at home. He was the husband first of the late Emily Jennings Wallace and second of Nan Puckette Seals Wallace. Vernon was born in Mineral, VA July 3, 1938, a son of the late Rev. Watson Samuel Wallace and Mary Vera Bartholomew Wallace. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, a Marine Corp veteran and served as an Honor Guard for American Legion Post #16. He was also a manager for Estes, Overnight, and Mclean Trucking Companies, later was owner/operator of the Naruna Mini Mart, a cattle and tobacco farmer and logger. Vernon loved to help those in the community and serve his fellow man. In addition to his second wife, he is survived by two sons, V. Bruce Wallace, Jr. (Penny) of Lynchburg, Kenneth R. Wallace of Forest; four grandchildren, Robert B. Wallace (Sarah) of Concord, Emily W. Lund (Kyle) of Salem, Kelsey Shae Wallace (Derek Devasia), Christen Kaye Wallace all of Virginia Beach; a brother, Irvin Watson Wallace (Clare) of Lynchburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Richard Wallace. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Jamie Adams. Military honors will be preformed at the grave by American Legion Post #36 of Altavista and Gretna.