Official Obituary of

Harriet Wallace

November 3, 1938 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Harriet Wallace Obituary

~ Harriet Hattie Wallace ~

Harriett Hattie Wallace was born in Shubuta, Mississippi.  She spent her childhood there.  On July 7, 2023, she entered God’s Kingdom.  Harriet suffered heart failure and she passed peacefully at home with her daughter by her side.  She was 84 years of age.  Her family is deeply saddened by her death.

Harriet was born November 3, 1938 to the late John Avery Wallace and Lessie B. Wallace of Clark County Mississippi.  She graduated from Shirley Owens High School.  A year after graduating, she moved to Albany, New York to raise her two children.  Harriet worked many years as an LPN at various facilities around the area. She was employed at Villa Mary, Memorial Hospital and St. Peter’s Hospital prior to her illness. She also provided cate for private cases also.  She was a hard-working mother.  She loved cooking and enjoying the company of family.  She also loved an Ice Cold Coca-Cola Soda.

Harriet is preceded in death by her mother, Lessie B. Wallace and father, John Avery Wallace, twelve siblings and grandparents.

Harriet is survived by two sisters, Fannie L. Ranson and Jessie Wallace, both of Shubuta, Mississippi. A host of nieces and nephews and one sister-law, Mammie Wallace, daughter Sheler Thomas of Albany, and her son, Steven Thomas, aka (Peewee Dance) who resides in Manhattan, New York.  She also raised two nieces as her own, Mary and Linda Wallace.  She also leaves behind three grandchildren, Takima D. Gaddy, Shamika Dickson and Takiem Keene, two great-grandchildren, Nijhail Johnson and Nijhera Johnson and five great, great grandchildren.

Harriet was a loving woman who cared for many people.  She was a hard worker who loved to provide for her family.

Prayer: “Don’t cry, I’m at peace.  I cannot be seen, but I can be heard.  Remember me in your hearts and thoughts. I am always with you. I have found peace with the Creator. Cry for me no more for I have entered God’s heavenly door.”

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