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Gladys H. Wallace, 93, of Crossville, went to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was reunited with her parents, son, many siblings, family members and friends on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Gladys was born on Oct. 4, 1924, to the late Charlie Walter and Nellie Gooch Rothwell. She worked as an executive housekeeper for many years at the Read House in Chattanooga.
In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas C. Wallace and John C. Hamilton; brothers, James, Harold, Clarence and Caulie Rothwell; and sister, Ruth (Jim) Swafford. 
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Hamilton Redwine; granddaughters, Cynthia (Allen) Tabor, Melinda (Tony) Cox and Penny Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Patrick Turner, Gage Cox, Mason Cox, Jessica Tabor and Katelyn Tabor, sisters, Jewel McClure and Ruby Doss; brother, Clyde (Bobbie) Rothwell; and many special nieces, nephews and a number of good friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Summer City Baptist Church, 48071 SR 30, Pikeville, TN 37367 with Pastor Tony Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Summer City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the service hour on Tuesday. 
Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.
Published on November 6, 2017
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