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Wallace Shanklin Obituary

Wallace E. Shanklin
Wallace E. Shanklin

December 20, 1932 - May 7, 2017
Born in Todd County, Kentucky
Resided in Russellville, KY


Wallace E. Shanklin, age 84 of Russellville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 07, 2017 at his home. He was a Todd County native born December 20, 1932 to the late James Edward Shanklin and Ada Mae Wheeler Shanklin. He retired from Kentucky Stone as quality control manager and was a US Army Veteran, where he served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Russellville Lions Club, where he served as secretary/treasurer for many years. And he was a member of Southern Heights Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon, Trustee, Sunday School Superintendent and Choir member.
He is survived by:

Wife of 62 years ~ Betty Shanklin

1 Daughter ~ Loretta Harper and husband, Jimmy ~ Russellville, KY

2 Grandchildren ~ Holly Shelton ~ Russellville, KY
Jennifer Partin ~ Russellville, KY

7 Great Grandchildren

Funeral Services for Wallace E. Shanklin will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Southern Heights Baptist Church with Bro. Phillip Alexander and Bro. Jared Patrick officiating. Visitation at the church will be held Monday, May 8, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and again Tuesday from 11:00 am until the service hour of 1:00 pm.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to Southern Heights Baptist Church of Russellville Loins Club. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




Southern Heights Baptist Church
1400 Nashville St
Russellville, KY 42276
Monday, May 8, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Southern Heights Baptist Church
1400 Nashville St
Russellville, KY 42276
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
1:00 PM