Sophie Hazel Wallace, age 85, of Norwalk, died peacefully Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Norwalk Memorial Home with family by her side.
She was born March 3, 1928 in Lawrence County, Kentucky to the late Arbie and Julia (Spencer) Wallace. She worked for retail fashion stores in Louisa, Kentucky and Norwalk, Ohio. She enjoyed singing in the choir, leading Bible classes and assisting with church functions and dinners. She enjoyed volunteer work at Towne and Country Theater.
She is survived by her daughters, Patty (Ralph) Bryant of Norwalk and Sharon (Jack) Blankenship of Huron; granddaughters, Lori (Chris) Robuck and Wendy (Jeff) Santiago and two step great-granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Everett, Eugene, Elmer and Ernest Wallace; and also by a sister, Ethel Compton.
There will be no visitation. A private family service will be held.
Arrangements by the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk.
Condolences may be sent to norwalkfuneral.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.