Graveside services for Lydia Ann Wallis, 69, were held Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rev. Jimmie Hinistroza officiating.

Mrs. Wallis died Thursday Jan. 31, 2013, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

She was born Sept. 2, 1943, in San Antonio to Daniel Boone and Lydia (Stanislaw) Strelsky.

She was raised in Rockdale and graduated from Rockdale High School in 1962.

On Jan. 10, 1975, she married Jimmy Wallis at First Christian Church in Rockdale.

Mrs. Wallis was a homemaker and a caretaker of elderly patients after her children were raised.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy;her parents; and a brother, Duane Strelsky.

Survivors are a son, Brian Wallis and wife Angie of Rockdale; six daughters, Dorothy Ann Davis and husband Jimmy, Susan Cole and husband Kirk, all of Austin, Charlotte Schnerr and husband Britte, Carol Montelongo and husband Freddy, Bethany Wallis, Sharon McDaniel and husband Chuck, all of Rockdale; 12 grandchildren, Dustin and Randy Owens, Krystal and Kayleigh Montelongo, Kaitlynne and Dillon Schnerr, Alyssa and Braden Wallis, Mallory and Macy McDaniel, Ella and MacKinley Cole; a great-grandson, Randall Owens; and a brother, James Strelsky of Rockdale.

Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, P.O. Box 8504, Waco, TX 76714.

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