Nancy Stone Wallace

Nancy Stone Wallace

Nancy Stone Wallace was born in Kennewick, Washington on September 23, 1930 to father Paul Obrien Stone of Minnesota and mother Ida Womack Stone of Virginia and died at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, California on July 28, 2021. She was raised in Kennewick, Washington and graduated from Kennewick High School. She later graduated from the University of Southern California in 1952 with a business degree.

Nancy married Donald Wallace in Kennewick in 1952 and they moved to southern California. She taught elementary school for over 25 years. She supported her husband, typing and editing his doctoral dissertation. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader. Upon their retirement from Los Angeles Unified School District, Nancy and Don moved to Lake Shastina, California. Nancy substitute taught in Siskiyou County after retirement and was a long-time member of P.E.O., a women's philanthropic organization. She served as a leader and a member for many years in Kiwanis, Key Club, and K-Kids and also helped organize Special Olympics events in Siskiyou County. She and her husband helped the Kiwanis Club create and run the Living Memorial Sculpture Garden on Highway 97 north of Weed, California. She was a member of Grace Community Presbyterian Church and sang in the choir for years.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband in 2009. She leaves behind her son Donald (Donnie), daughter Susan, granddaughter Jalena (Curtis), and many beloved friends and family.

Nancy's Celebration of Life will be held at Grace Community Presbyterian Church, 1090 N. Davis in Weed, California on Saturday, September 25 at 11:00 a.m.

Posted online on August 26, 2021