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Award-winning Oklahoma author Bill Wallace dies

Oklahoma author Bill Wallace died in his Chickasha home Monday after a battle with lung cancer.

BY LILLIE-BETH BRINKMAN Published: January 31, 2012
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/articleid/3644871/1/pictures/1625825">Photo - William “Bill” Wallace. PHOTO BY CREATIVE IMAGE STUDIOS - CHICKASHA PROVIDED.
William “Bill” Wallace. PHOTO BY CREATIVE IMAGE STUDIOS - CHICKASHA PROVIDED.
That school is now named the Bill Wallace Early Childhood Center. He later left the school to dedicate his time to writing and public speaking.

Wallace is survived by his wife; daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie and Kevin Whitener, Amanda “Nikki” and Jon-Ed Moore; son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Kacey Wallace; seven grandchildren and his sister, Keitha Kay Wallace.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the First Christian Church in Chickasha.

Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Sevier Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the library of the Bill Wallace Early Childhood Center, 1000 Minnesota Ave., Chickasha, OK 73018, or to the Chickasha Public Library, 527 Iowa Ave., Chickasha, OK 73018.


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