Audrey "Polly" Wallace

    Audrey Pauline “Polly” Wallace, 96, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Blue Ridge, Ga.
    She was born Oct. 6, 1921, in Ducktown, Tenn., to the late Jimmy Wimpy and Eliza Wimpy.
    Mrs. Wallace had worked at Blue Ridge Health Care as a nurse aide. She was a member of Mount Moriah Baptist Church.
    Mrs. Wallace was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Glynn “Shorty” Stepp; second husband, Voyd “John” Wallace; daughter, Judy Queen; grandson, Greg Queen; sister Reathel Lawson; brothers, Guinn “John” Wimpy and Glenn Wimpy.
    She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rick (Theresa) Stepp; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila (Albert) Queen; stepsons and step daughter-in-law, Sonny (Norma) Wallace and Perry “Pug” Wallace; stepdaughters and step son-in-law, Sue Graves, Becky Ballew and Annette (Ed) Helton; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren, 18 step great-grandchildren and six step great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, from Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill Chapel with the Rev. Paul Beaster officiating. Music was by Stacy Bandy and Tammy Davis. Interment followed in Copper Ridge Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were Kris Queen, Keith Queen, Sean Queen, Zack Stepp, Tommy Standridge and Terry Davis.
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    Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill, Tenn., was in charge of arrangements.