Rosa Lee Wallace, known as Sweetie to family and lifelong friends, was born on February 6,1936 in Americus, Georgia. She departed this life on Friday, April 17, 2020 in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
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At an early age Sweetie relocated from Americus, Georgia to Aliquippa, Pennsylvania where she became a member of the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. She graduated from Aliquippa High School in 1953. She became a wife and mother of two and worked at Mellon Bank and A & S Railroad in Aliquippa. Sweetie lived in Hartford, Connecticut briefly before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia where she was employed by Dynapac Manufacturing. The company relocated her to San, Antonio,Texas where she lived until she retired and moved to Pembroke Pines, Florida. There she became a member of The Fountain Church.
Sweetie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fred D. Wallace, Jr., her parents, Arthur Lee Capel and Clarence Davis, and a loving sister, Mary Ella Genes.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory two loving daughters, Frederica “Bae-Bae” Wallace of Glenridge, New Jersey, and Carmelita “Huck” Wallace Wilder (Keith) of Pembroke Pines, Florida; one sister, Alberta Davis of Sandford, Florida; and two sisters-in-law, Ann Wallace of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania and Helen Haynes of Hartford, Connecticut. Sweetie is also survived by many who considered her a mother figure as well as a host of caring relatives and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.