Lena Faye Wallace, 98, of Middleport

Lena Faye Wallace, 98, of Middleport

Lena Faye Wallace of Middleport, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Overbrook Rehabilitation Center in Middleport.  She was born on August 9, 1922 in McConnelsville, Ohio to the late Grover and Bessie (Cunningham) Knox.  

Upon graduating high school Mrs. Wallace began working at the Pentagon, in the war department.  Upon her return home, she married Dwight “Wally” Wallace on February 3, 1946 in Morgan County Ohio. Faye was a loving and caring person who always put others needs above hers.  She would bake cookies and candy for local shut ins and collect clothes for the needy.  She would deliver her home grown Dahlias to her local friends and neighbors. In 2011, God healed her of cancer and she was able to go on many cruises and trips to Myrtle Beach with her family.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Middleport, Past President of the Middleport Literary Club where she was a member for over 50 years.  Most of all she was an avid sports fan. She loved Marshall University, Kentucky Basketball and the Cincinnati Reds. She will be missed by all that knew her.

She is survived by her children, Alan Wallace, Bruce (Gloria) Wallace and Nan (Jerry) Swartz; grandchildren, Alison (John) Nielson, Buck (Andrea) Wallace, Keith Wallace, Natalie (Adam) Parker, Hannah (Jason) Knight and Tory (Jenny) Swartz; 15 Great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; Special friends, Sally and Ralph Ross and Shelia Imboden  and many other special friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dwight “Wally” Wallace; grandchildren Rebekah Wallace; brothers and sisters, Charles, Dude, Ike, Paul, Hope, Hazel and Betty.  

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Billy Zuspan officiating.  Burial will follow at the Riverview Cemetery.  Visitation will be held two hours prior to he service at the funeral home.  

The family of Mrs. Wallace would like to thanks all the staff at Overbrook Rehabilitation Center for all of their care. A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com