Ethel Maree Wallace, 92 of Brazil, died at 3:25 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville.
She was born April 18, 1913, in Posey Township in Clay County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Jesse Budd and Lora Abigal Garrigus Yocom. She was a 1930 graduate of Staunton High School. She married Hugh Wallace on January 3, 1931 in Marshall, Illinois.
She lived in Northern Indiana for 50 years, returning to Brazil in 1980. She was a member of the Cloverland Gospel Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed sewing, creating quilts and working crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Hugh who died May 2, 1979; two sisters, Cathern West and Dolly Bucy; two brothers, Jesse and Marion Yocom; one son-in-law, Eugene Pribyla and one granddaughter-in-law, Pamela Rehfeldt.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Ann York and husband Thomas of Montgomery, Alabama and Karen Jean Pribyla of Dallas, Texas; six grandchildren, Shirley Myers and husband Ken, Robert York and wife Nora, Donna Burns, Robin Yetsko and husband Steve, Thomas York, all of Alabama and Christopher Rehfeldt of Brazil and ten great-grandchildren, Robert Burns, Jeremy Burns and wife Amanda, Dawn York, Sarah York, Elizabeth Yetsko, Casey Gerstner and husband Brad, Steven Yetsko, Thomas George York, Jason York and Eric York, all of Alabama.
She is also survived by five great-great grandchildren, Michael Wood, Owen Burns, Reagan Kennedy, Tristan Kennedy and Zachary Yetsko; sister-in-laws Marjorie Wallace and Trena Yocom and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Evergreen Memorial Park in Hobart, Indiana. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Cloverland Gospel Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information.