Shirley M. Wallace

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Shirley M. Wallace, age 83, of Shiloh, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the home of her daughter, Misty, after a short illness.  Shirley was born on March 1, 1939 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Lark and Draxie Newsome.

Shirley graduated from Floyd County High School and she moved to Ohio after graduation.  She worked at Fannie Mae Candy and then went on to work at Quality Care Nursing Home as a supervisor and retired in 2001.  On June 1, 1962 in Virginia, she married Richard Wallace.  Shirley’s favorite pastimes were spent doing her word search puzzle books and watching “Law and Order” and “NCIS”.

She is survived by 2 daughters, Natalie (Bob) Sallee and Misty (David) Williams; 2 grandchildren, Jill (Shaun) Kegley and Richard “Josh” (Krystal) Sallee; 5 great grandchildren, Logan, Lily and Lauryn Kegley and Kayla and Ezra Sallee; 4 step grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren with 2 on the way; brother, David (Judy) Newsome of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Mary King of Westerville, Ohio and Jill Mosley of Harold, Kentucky; and a special sister-in-law, Shirley Newsome.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dick Wallace; sisters, Annabelle Davis and Avalean Martin; brothers, Fred Newsome, Effort Newsome, Ralph Newsome and infant brother, Jackie Newsome.

The family would like to thank Samantha from Promedica Hospice for the excellent, above and beyond, care she provided for Mom.

There will be a private graveside service at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio with Reverend Russ Smith officiating.  Online condolences may be made to Shirley’s family by visiting


Robbie Parrigan - Jun 29, 2022
Natalie,Misty and Jilly, So sorry to read about your mom. This brought back memories of growing up with you Natalie. We played in the yard just about every day 🙂… Jilly you were the brightest spot for my Mom and Dad. They loved you so much.
Paula Jessie - Jun 25, 2022
I’m so sorry for your loss Natalie. I know the pain of losing a parent. But God will heal your heart and just know that your mama has a new body and isn’t in pain or I’ll anymore. God bless you.
Dodie Carpenter - Jun 23, 2022
Sorry for your loss butt she will always be with you . Prayers for your family.
Karen Dickinson - Jun 23, 2022
So sorry for your loss. I loved working with Shirley at Quality Care! I always wanted us on the same weekends because she always got things done! She was a hard worker and I loved her recipes she would share! She always talked about her girls! Prayers!
Misty - Jun 20, 2022
I miss you and love you very much Mom.
John Guilfoyle - Jun 20, 2022
Sorry to hear that your mother passed away. Know that she will live forever in your hearts. Sending thoughts and prayers.
MARY J SALLEE & Kelly Sallee, Sorry to hear of your mother passing. Pray that you have peace in your heart. - Jun 20, 2022
Rebecca Parsons - Jun 19, 2022
My condolences to you Misty and the rest of the family.
Gary and Belinda Runyon - Jun 19, 2022
Enjoyed having Shirley and Dick as neighbors for many years. She was always soft spoken and loved her family.
Marsha - Jun 19, 2022
Such a sweet working with her.
Steve and Cheri Butler - Jun 19, 2022
We are so...sorry for the loss of your Mother! Your in our thoughts and prayers! God give you comfort at this trying time!