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Reva Laverne (Harner) Wallace

April 2, 1934 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 85)



     Reva Laverne Wallace, age 85, of Harrisburg, passed away at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg, Illinois.

     Reva was born on April 2, 1934 in Pope County, Illinois, to the late Coy and Lois (Williams) Harner. In December of 1951 she married Lacey Wallace, who preceded her in death on March 1, 1987. Reva enjoyed being active in sewing, reading and crafts. She was devoted to her family and church. Reva was a member of Pankeyville Baptist Church where she was active in WMU and taught Sunday School for many years.

       Reva is survived by her two children; daughter, Sherrie Miles and husband Earl of Harrisburg, Illinois; son, James N. Wallace and wife Janet L. of Harrisburg, Illinois; two grandchildren; John Miles and wife Crystal of Harrisburg, Illinois and Shai Spurlin of Harrisburg, Illinois; one great grandson, Jake Spurlin of Harrisburg, Illinois; and one great grandson on the way; sister-in-law, Norma Harner of Harrisburg, Illinois; sister-in-law, Carolyn Sue Harner of Chattanooga, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents and husband, Reva was preceded in death by her brother, Nolen Harner; and brother, Allsie Harner.

     A graveside service will be held at 11 AM, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Sunset Garden Cemetery.  Rev. Donnie Hughes will officiate. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Pankeyville Baptist Church and envelopes will be available at the cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family at the obituary page at

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Graveside Service
November 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Sunset Garden Cemetery

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