November 2, 2017
STARKVILLE — James Davis Wallace, 75, died Oct. 31, 2017. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Bradley. Visitation will be two hours prior to services. Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Wallace was born Nov. 27, 1941. He graduated from Starkville High School and Mississippi State University. He was previously employed with VanLandingham Lumber Company, Reynolds Insurance and Real Estate and Starkville Housing Authority and operated Boardtown Builders. He was a member of the Starkville Area Chamber of Commerce, Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority and Starkville Kiwanis Club. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church of Starkville. Se was a veteran of the Mississippi National Guard and U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Ray Wallace; son, David Wallace of Brandon; daughter, Rhonda Wallace Donald of Brandon; and four grandchildren.