Marjorie (Ricketts) Wallace, age 95 of Louisville, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Margie was a native of Lacie, KY. Daughter of the late Elias B. and Virginia (O’Nan) Ricketts. Mrs. Wallace enjoyed a career in fabric sales, while using tayloring skills to design dresses for her three children, Carolyn, Glenna & Judi. Margie was also a Member and Treasurer of the South Louisville SDA Church for several years as well as a leader of the Pathfinders youth group. Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvan O. Wallace; daughters: Glenna Elaine Powell & Judi Rice; sisters: Bertha Ricketts, Anna Mae Thompson & Dorothy Brierly; brothers: Woodrow, Abie, Willie B., Logan, Charles, Jimmy and Robert Ricketts.
Daughter: Mary Carolyn Nilest of Louisville
Sister: Agnes Tingle of Bedford
6 Grandchildren 13 Great-Grandchildren 6 Great-Great-Grand-Children
Funeral Service: 2 PM on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Lin Powell, pastor of Gratz Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Interment: Pleasureville Cemetery
Pallbearers: Mike Shumate, Dan Shumate, Cindy Powell, John Robinson, Mark Coppage & Donna Coppage
Form of contributions may be given to South Louisville 7th Day Adventist Church at 7319 South Side Drive; Louisville, KY 40214
Visitation: 3-6 PM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.