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Wallace Ables

Wallace Lavern Ables

Saturday, August 28th, 1943 - Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
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Wallace Lavern Ables, 77, of Durant,Miss passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Baptist Hospital In Jackson,Mississippi on Saturday January 2, 2021. Visitation will be held Friday,January 8, 2021 beginning at 1 Seneasha Methodist Church in Goodman. Military funeral services to immediately follow at 2.00p.m. Burial is in Seneasha Cemetery in Goodman. Pallbearers: Kevin Hopper,Chad Ables, Jason Ables,Jr. Jonathan Ables, Dylan Simmons and Reed McCullouch. Rev. David Cain officiated..

Wallace Lavern was married to the love of his life, Mary Louise Ables, for 50 years. He served his Country in
the United States Army and was a proud Vietnam Vieterian. After returning home from the Army he attended and graduated from Holmes Junior College. After graduating college, he made his career as a skilled Machinist.
One of his favorite sayings was " your name always goes out before you do". Wallace Lavern was a devoted husband,father,son,grandfather,great grandfather and friend. His unwavering love and devotion to his family was like no other. He will be greatly missed and forever remembered as being " one of the good ones."

Wallace Lavern was of Christian faith and he was a member of Seneasha Methodist Church in Goodman.
He is survived by his son Kenneth L. Ables ( Susan) of Kosciusko, daughters, Marsha L. Hopper ( John) of Brandon and Janice L. Strahan ( David) of Pearl; grandchildren, Shelley Hopper Angel of Lake, Stephanie Hopper Bishop if Forney, Tx, Kevin Hopper of Brandon, Katelyn Hopper of Brandon and Amber Simmons of Kosciusko; Seven Great Grandchildren; brother Carlos Lynn Ables of Durant; sister, Yolanda "Dollie" Curtis of San Antonio, Tx.

Wallace Lavern was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mary Louise Ables, Brothers- Brence Ables, Charles Ables,and Roy Ables; sisters -Delma Joy Tate and Vicky Farmer. Father James Hanson Ables; mother, Waudine McBride Ables.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Seneasha Cemetery
  • Service

    Friday, January 8th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Friday, January 8th, 2021 2:00pm
    Seneasha Cemetery
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    Rev. David Cain
  • Interment

    Seneasha Cemetery
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Lynda David

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Marsha, Kenneth and Janice - gosh it's hard to believe. I have so many fond memories of childhood spent with all of you and Lavern and Mary. I will always hold a special place in my heart for you all. Much love and fond memories! Lynda Ross David (Cousin), Kilgore, Texas

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