Mazel Mae Wallace, 98, of McMinnville died Sunday, Sept. 18 at River Park Hospital after an extended illness.
She was born in McMinnville on May 5, 1913, the daughter of the late Listeth W. and Susie S. (Baytes) McMillen.
She was a lifetime member of Providence Baptist Church of McMinnville and worked as a homemaker.
She is survived by daughter-in-law Sue E. Hale of McMinnville; and son-in-law, Lawerence J. Rader of McMinnville; two stepdaughters, Carol Beck of Royal Oak, Mich., Lorna and Nick Abraham of Bloomfield Hill, Mich.
She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Ricky and (Theresa) Hale, Charlotte and (Ricky)Odom, Claude and (Linda) Hale, Susie and the late (Larry) Hale, Debbie and (Dwayne) Foster, Sharon and Dr. (Todd) Webb, Listeth and (Stephanie) Hale, Larry and (Tonia) Rader, Peggy Hobbs; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by first husband, Elmer Hale, second husband, Jack Baytes, third husband, Lorne Wallace; one daughter, Elva Sue Rader; one son, Joe Wilford Hale; one great-grandchild and one great-great grandchild, two step-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home Chapel in McMinnville at 2 p.m. today with Ronald Ralph and Larry Rader officiating. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until time of service today. Interment will follow at Providence Cemetery McMinnville.
To sign the online guest book, visit www.gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com.
Gardens of Memory Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 21, 2011