Alma Bobbitt Wallace

November 06, 2019

Funeral services for Alma Bobbitt Wallace, 95, of Alto will be at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, at the A. Frank Smith United Methodist Church in Alto with the Rev. John Black officiating. Burial will follow at the Lynches Chapel Cemetery near Alto.

Mrs. Wallace passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Tyler. She was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Weches, Texas, to William Ernest Bobbitt and Zenith Pyle Bobbitt. Alma grew up in the Weches Community and lived the rest of her life in Alto. She married Charlie Frank Wallace in 1946 and was a homemaker, mother and grandmother.

She was a longtime member of the A. Frank Smith Methodist Church where she was involved with many different church activities, most notably the choir, the Fidelis Sunday school class and the hospitality committee.

She also was the director of the Downtown Mission Center for a number of years that provided clothing and food for area families in need.

Alma was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Frank Wallace. She is survived by son, Freddie Wallace (Sandy) of Alto; daughter, Cynthia Johnson (Freddy) of Alto; grandchildren, Amy Clugston (Steve), Drew Wallace (Shelley), Emily Robertson, Courtney Landrum (Heath) and Cole Johnson; 13 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Blake Robertson, Jared Johnson, Charlie Wallace, Jackie Wallace, Taylor Guinn and Bubba Harris. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Friday, at the church. Memorials may be made to the A. Frank Smith Methodist Church building fund.