Lillian Brodnax Wallace died peacefully at her home in Austin, Texas on October 20, 2015. She was born on December 9, 1915, in Mexia, Texas, to Albert W. and Ruby Hayter Brodnax. The family moved to Coolidge, Texas in 1923, where Lillian attended school before graduating from Baylor University in 1937. She married Frederick E. Wallace, who preceded her in death in 1992. Most of their married life was spent in Houston. In Houston, Lillian was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and Susanna Wesley Bible Class, The Blue Bird Circle, Current Study Club, Colonial Dames, Old Main Society and Heritage Club of Baylor University, and the Houston Country Club. She and Frederick also belonged to the Garden of the Gods Club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they spent many summers. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Nancy Brodnax Peoples; and her brother, W. W. Brodnax. She is survived by her niece, Nancy Peoples Buford and husband, Bob; great nephew Rob Buford and wife, Margaret; great niece, Christy Buford Werner and husband, Mark; great great nephew, Camden Buford Werner; and great great niece, Kinsley Christine Werner, all of Austin, Texas. Other nieces and nephews are George Peoples, Rick Brodnax and wife, Lisa and their daughter, Mandi, Jason Peoples and wife, Jen and their children, Madeline and Liam, Heather Bowen and husband, Brandon and their children, Chad and Ian; and great nephew, Scott Brodnax. She is also survived by her special friends, Dr. Alice McPherson and Charlene Hardemon. A graveside service honoring the life of Lillian Brodnax Wallace will be held at the Mexia Cemetery, Mexia, Texas, on Saturday, October 24, at 2:00 pm. If desiring, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Rd., Houston, Texas 77027, Retina Research Foundation, 6560 Fannin, Suite 2200, Houston, Texas 77030, Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, Texas 78759 or a charity of your choice.
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 2:00pm, Mexia Cemetery