2008-07-12 / Obituaries

Opal B. Wallis

Opal B. Wallis, 92, formerly of Thurston, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Tuscany Garden in Pataskala.

She was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church, Fairfield Baptist Ladies, AARP and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 3761.

She is survived by her sons, Eugene (Wilma) Wallis of Baltimore, Nelson (Karen) Wallis of Cedarville and Dale (Brenda)


Wallis of Pataskala; seven grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Ralph (Florence) Welker; sisters, Lucille Jividen and Dayonez Murray, both of Baltimore; and sister-in-law, Margaret Welker of Baltimore; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvan Wallis; parents, Waid and Rebecca Welker; and brothers, Chalmer and John Welker.

Services were July 7, 2008, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home in Baltimore with Pastor Marvin Beculhimer officiating.

Burial followed at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be given to Fairfield Baptist Church in her name.

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