Obit: Benny Wallace

Obit: Benny Wallace

June 20th, 2014 in Obituaries
Location: Athens

Benny Joe Wallace, 64, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, in a local hospital. Benny was born on March 2, 1950 a son of the late John and Bessie Wallace. Benny was an honorable discharged Veteran of the United States Army after faithfully serving his county during the Vietnam War. He is survived by three brothers, Bobby (Paula) Wallace, John (Vickie) Wallace and Kenneth Wallace; one sister, Martha (Jerry) Hudson; his companion, Connie Melton; numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends. A celebration of his life is planned for 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home with the Reverend Ron Wooten officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 3 until the 4 p.m. service time. You are encouraged to share a memory of Benny and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Wallace family with his arrangements.