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Christine Main Wallace

Originally published: Jan. 22, 2013
Last modified: Jan. 22, 2013

Mrs. Christine Main Wallace, 93, of 21990 Highway 88 West, Zionville, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Wallace was born Oct. 26, 1919, in Ashe County, a daughter of the late Frank and Effie Roark Main. Christine was retired from Sprague Electric in Lansing. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Mrs. Wallace is survived by one daughter, Peggy Elaine Wallace and fiance, Lynn Winebarger, of Zionville; one son, Hensel Wallace and wife, Betty, of Boone; one granddaughter, Amy Crumpler of Boone; and two great-grandsons, Andrew Crumpler and Thaxton Crumpler, both of Boone. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Jackson Wallace; son, Jimmy Wallace; three brothers, R.J. Main, Council Main, and Sylvanus Main, and one sister, Paris Campbell.

Funeral services for Mrs. Christine Main Wallace were conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church with Pastor Jeffrey Wilson and Pastor Tim Bunten officiating. The body lay in state, at the church, from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial followed in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.

The family received friends 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the church, prior to the service. At other times friends may call at the Wallace residence, 21990 Highway 88 West, Zionville.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Medi Home Hospice, PO Box 1357, Newland, North Carolina, 28657.

Online condolences may be sent to the Wallace family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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