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“She was a beautiful person who I dealt with for many years after the passing of Mr. Wallace. Rest on Mrs Wallace you made it to your love once again...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Evangelist Tyler/Jones

“Rory, please accept our condolences on the passing of your Aunt Gladys. We know she will be greatly missed by all. May God grant you His comfort,...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: CAROL MILLER - Family

“Sister Gladys Wallace was one of the sweetest persons I have ever had the honor to meet, know and work for. She helped me during my postal career...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Wlliamson-Lee - Oak Lawn, IL

“Prayers and Heartfelt Condolences to Rory Momon and The Wallace Broadview Family ; Gladys Will be Missed , such a Virtuous Woman of GOD ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Evang. Dorla DIANE Hill F/D

“My friend so kind and ever one.bless. the family ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Love - Broadview, IL

“Sincerest condolences to the Wallace Family from the Woodfork Family. Vernon & Gladys Wallace took great care of us with each Family Member's...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: KimLeMay Woodfork-Moore - Chicago, IL

“My Condolences to the whole Wallace Family . I meet Mrs. Wallace through her husband Vernon when he was at Branch Funeral home on Troy &...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Bernice Burns - Chicago, IL

“Sister Gladys Wallace was my friend,sister in Christ. She always encouraged me,as well as inspired me to do what she considered what I did best. We...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Hazel E. Prce - Oak Park - Friend

“May the Lord bless and comfort the Wallace family and loved ones. Beautiful person and loved by so many. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Ladriena Wilson

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Bacon - Friend

“She was a true woman of God and a pleasure to work with. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Doris Grant Brown - Coworker

“Deepest condolences! Mrs. Wallace was a beautiful and kind woman and will be missed by many.Donna Coleman ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Coleman - Acquaintance

“What a beautiful life Gladys lived. We grew up at an early age togetherin the Church. My thoughts and prayers are with the Family and loved ones. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mildred L. Williams - Friend

GLADYS EDWARDS WALLACE of Broadview, IL died January 22, 2021 at the age of 84. She co-founded the Wallace Broadview Funeral Home in 1988 and was member of the 100 Black Women of Funeral Service, Illinois Select Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, where she formerly served as president of the National Ladies Auxiliary. She and her late husband, Vernon L. Wallace invited students from the Worsham and Malcolm X College of Funeral Service to serve their internships. Wallace later established the Vernon L. Wallace and Glays E. Wallace Mortuary Scholarships to help students pursuing a degree in mortuary science.