Joyce Pauline Wallace


Pauline Wallace, of Alvin, Texas gained her heavenly wings on May 9, 2017, at home surrounded by her children after a lengthy illness.  She was born on September 3, 1936 in Houston, Texas to parents, William Burt and Ethel Sheffield.   Pauline married the love of her life, Melvin M. Wallace, Jr. on March 28, 1954.  She loved her family more than life itself.  When her grandchildren were growing up, you could always find her cheering at one of their events from dance recitals, softball games, barrel racings to baseball games.

Pauline is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin, her sister Ruth Lindsay and husband Henry, and brother Harold Sheffield.  She is survived by sons Melvin Wallace, III and wife Debbie and Wade Wallace and daughter Elaine Wallace, all of Alvin; her grandchildren, Tanya and Jimmy Brown of Pearland, and Kyle and Tiffany Wallace of Alvin; her two great- grandchildren, Tyler and Kylie Wallace of Alvin; along with brother-in-law and sisters-in-law Barbara Sheffield, Fred and Nancy Wallace; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pauline’s family will receive visitors from 4:00pm until 6:00pm Sunday, May 14, 2017, and her service will be at 10:00am Monday, May 15, 2017, all held at Niday Funeral Home – Beamer Chapel. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.