Julie “Judy” Fae Wallace, 83, of Ocala died June 12, 2022. Judy was born in Ocala, Florida on October 30, 1938 to Fae Turner and Burke Turner. Judy was a baptized member of the First United Methodist Church in Ocala.
Judy grew up in Ocala with her sister Martha alongside her closest childhood friends Charlotte Ott and Kaki Burgess. She attended Ocala High School enjoying many social activities including volleyball, Key Club, Thespian Society, and cheerleading.
After graduating from high school in 1956, she continued her studies with a major in home economics at Florida State University, becoming a member of the Tri Delta sorority and was a cheerleader for the Florida State football team. Seminoles. Judy also found love in Tallahassee with a football player named Arthur “Lou” Louis Wallace II and married after graduating from college.
They traveled during Lou’s service in the Marines for seven years, spending three of those years immersed in the culture of Japan living in Yokosuka. Judy pursued her creative passions while raising her three children Sylvia Fae, Arthur “Tripp” Louis III and Gregory Wallace.
Returning to the United States after Lou completed his military service, they settled in Jonesboro, Georgia, where Judy began her career in real estate. Judy was proud of her work as a real estate agent and broker, sharing with emotion how much she loved helping people.
Judy was proud of everything she did, from matriarch to real estate broker and real estate agent. Eventually, she settled her family’s roots near her hometown of Ocala, building a house on Little Lake Weir in 1979 that would become more than a family home hosting get-togethers with close family friends for over 40 years. year.
Judy loved her friends and family who also loved her very much in return. She enjoyed spending time with her loved ones by organizing get-togethers and celebrations. She will be remembered for her contagious smile and her laugh. Judy would love to sing songs while getting ready for parties and celebrations cooking in the kitchen.
Judy’s positive outlook on life resonates with a quote from one of India’s greatest authors and poets, Kalidasa, “Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow is but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Judy will forever live on in the hearts of her loved ones and may she rest in peace. Judy is survived by her children Sylvia Fae Wallace, Arthur “Tripp” Wallace III, Gregory Turner Wallace, also grandchildren; David Wallace Mowrey, Matthew Turner Mowrey, Megan Laurel Ditchfield, Karli Fae Wallace, Halie Nicole Wallace and great grandchildren; Lillian Elizabeth Mowrey, Cameron Lou Mowrey, Jackson Ray Mowrey and Olivia Sailor Mowrey.
Funeral service will be held Friday, June 24, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church Chapel in Ocala, Florida. There will be a funeral service at Highland Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m. after the church service. Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34420. Condolences may be left at Hiers-Baxley.com.
Posted on June 19, 2022
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