WALLIS, James William

The Sunday Sun
November 2, 2003

James William Wallis

James William Wallis, 81, died Tuesday, October 28, 2003 in Georgetown.

He was born November 18, 1921 in Utopia, Texas to parents Virgil and Edith Wallis. He married Goldena Herring in 1944.

After serving in the armed forces in World War II, he worked as an auto mechanic and also became a minister. He pastored three churches in Freer and Victoria and also in Macon Missouri. James gained much joy from serving and helping others. As a Christian, his relationship with the Lord was primary in his life and motivated all that he did.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Edith Wallis; a sister, Rith Smith; and four brothers, Virgil Jr. “Snooks,” Jack, Jon and Waylan Wallis.

He is survived by his wife, Goldena Wallis of Georgetown; one granddaughter, Valeria Skinner and her husband Jim of Austin; one grandson, Brian Ender of Pflugerville. He is also survived by two sisters, Dorothy Wise of Granbury, Texas and Virginia Brown of Pearsall, Texas; and many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Liberty Hill with his son-in-law, Pastor Jack Ender, officiating.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.cook-walden.com.