Charlene Rue Wallace, 76, of Orange, passed away Feb. 27, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 2, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Randy Branch and the Rev. J.B. Prouse. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
Born in Crowley, Louisiana, Dec. 6, 1938, Charlene was the daughter of Lowell and Evelyn (Wriborg) Rue. She retired from Sabine Federal Credit Union after 20 plus years, was a volunteer with the Red Cross and headed the annual church bazaar at Wesley United Methodist Church. She enjoyed running the roads and taking trips to Canton, but what she loved most was spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Michael Collins; and beloved aunt, Lois Boren.
She is survived by her husband, Lynn B. Wallace; son, Toby Wallace and wife Lorrie of Tolar; daughter, Wendy Collins of Orange; and grandchildren, Tate Wilson, Hanna Wallace, and Peyton Collins. She is also survived by her sister, Sandra Dickey and husband Michael; brother, Roger Rue and wife Nancy; sisters-in-law, Janie Wallace Melton and husband Tommy, and Pat Wallace; numerous nieces and nephews; and her best friend, Judy Eatman.
Serving as pallbearers will be Drew Peet, Jerry Cezar, James Murff, Pat Brown, Brian Johnson, and Mack Smith.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 N. 37th St., Orange, TX 77630.