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Elizabeth 'Gene' Wallace

Elizabeth "Gene" G. Wallace, 78, of Andrews, passed away on Friday, April 28, 2023, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.

Elizabeth "Gene" was born on November 8, 1944, in Huntington, IN, the daughter of Paul Kern and Cora (Harlan) Kern. She lived her whole life in Huntington County and attended Lancaster High School. Gene married the love of her life Charles N. Wallace on July 2, 1972, in Andrews, IN. They shared 29 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on September 7, 2001. She retired from Dana Corporation of Andrews after 25 years of service.

Gene loved crocheting blankets for the new babies born into the family and going shopping for collectables. She enjoyed being outside and always looked forward to spring and summer when she could feed the hummingbirds. Gene cherished all her family and the time she was able to spend with each of them.

Survivors include her son, Charles “David” Wallace of Andrews, IN; sister, Rita M. Straw of Andrews, IN; brother, Paul J. (Raeanne) Kern of Huntington, IN.; granddaughter, Brandi Leon of Huntington, IN.; brother-in-law, Gerald Key of Andrews, IN and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Paul Kern, mother, Cora Kern, husband, Charles N. Wallace, son, Keith Kern, brother, Rex Kern and sisters, Ann Kirkpatrick, and Gale L. Key.

Visitation will be from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday, May 8, 2023, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gene’s niece Ragina Straw for her final expenses, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.

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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Elizabeth "Gene" G. Wallace.