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Beverly Jean Wallace
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  • First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ
    502 E. Main St.
    Hoopeston, IL 60942
  • The family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Heritage Manor
    423 N. Dixie Highway
    Hoopeston, IL 60942

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“Rest in Peace, Aunt Bev. I love you. ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: Randy Cornell - Abilene, TX

“There are two things I remember that my sister Beverly had alot of when I was growing up and those are love and patience. She came from a family...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Dean Cornell - Normal, IL

“Memories???? Way to few to list here.......Bev was not only my sister in law but a wonderful friend.....We shopped together..Bev, Sharon,and Carolyn...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Tina Cornell - Danville, IL


Beverly Jean Wallace, 83, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away 11:25 P.M. Tuesday November 20, 2012 at Heritage Manor Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Hoopeston, IL. She was born February 18, 1929 in Rossville, IL, the daughter of Arthur and Hattie (Bertram) Cornell. She married Robert Jack Wallace on October 31, 1947 in Hoopeston, IL. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2007.
She is survived by one daughter, Cheryl Edwards of Hoopeston, IL; five sons, Steven (Frances) Wallace of Conway, AR, Larry A. "Red" (Wanda) Wallace of Hoopeston, IL, Michael Wallace of Hoopeston, IL, Robert M. Wallace of Aurora, CO and Brian Scott (Lee) Wallace of Hoopeston, IL; five brothers, Bob (Virginia) Cornell, Charles (Lucille) Cornell, Ray (Marlene) Cornell, Melvin (Tina) Cornell and Dean (Susie) Cornell; five sisters, Arthina Street, Dorothy Swan, Helen (Jack) Bergman, Carolyn (Jack) Haltiwanger and Sharon (Jim) Pollitt; 22 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 grandsons Jeff Wallace and Bruce Janov, one great-grandson Carter Wise, one sister Frances Cox and one daughter-in-law Carol Wallace.
Mrs. Wallace worked at Howard Industries in Milford, IL, until her retirement. She was a member of the First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ in Hoopeston and the Christian Women's Fellowship. Beverly was a past member of the Hoopeston American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed volunteering for the Hoopeston Hospital Auxiliary, square dancing, doing crafts and traveling, especially her yearly trips to the Grand Ole Opry. Beverly also enjoyed furthering her education by taking online college courses in her adulthood.