Rev. Taylor H.'s Story
Rev. Taylor H. Wallace, 93, of Enterprise, passed away on April 16, 2017 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. He was born on February 28, 1924 to Sim and Inez (Taylor) Wallace in Charleston, SC. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Chaplain and retired as a Lieutenant Commander. He was pastor at Enterprise Baptist Church for 26 years and served as Interim Pastor 26 times in Clarke and Lauderdale County. He had a ministry at Righteous Oaks Recovery Center. He enjoyed farming, gardening and working with his sawmill and woodworking shop.
Rev. Taylor is survived by his wife, Catherine Wallace; daughters, Sarah (Jerry) Smith and Lydia (Richard) Meek; son, David (Vickie) Wallace; sister, Mary Lou Neal; grandchildren, Scott (Nikki) Smith, Daniel (Kristin) Smith, and Angel Smith; great-grandchildren, Jacob Smith, Logan Smith, McKenna Smith, Gavin Smith, Hayden Smith, Gracie Smith, Kolton Gorrell, Kaden Gorrell, and Grayson Gorrell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sim and Inez Wallace; and brothers, Dale Wallace and Simmie Wallace.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 5 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, Quitman, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11 a.m. at Enterprise Baptist Church Family Life Center with Rev. Macon Phillips, Rev. Richard Cothern and Rev. Danny Bullock officiating. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service for visitation. Burial will take place in Enterprise Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Smith, Logan Smith, Gerald Covington, Tommy Smith, Mark Kidd and Sonny Turnage. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Enterprise Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Enterprise Baptist Church Building Fund or your favorite charity. Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.
Published on April 18, 2017