Our beloved mother, Janett Faye Hawkins Wallace, 76, of Asheboro passed away Friday, September 15, 2023 at Alpine Health and Rehabilitation of Asheboro.
She was born in Gaffney, S.C. to parents, Howard Webb Hawkins and Ovellia Waddell Hawkins. Janett, a homemaker, was renowned for putting the needs of others before her own. Always the devoted wife and mother, she was most proud of being known as Granny and loved her grandchildren beyond measure. She enjoyed the hunt of antiquing and the thrill of beach and mountain trips. A wonderful cook and green thumb, Janett had many talents.
She will be dearly missed by her sons: Richard Dale Wallace, Jr. (Belinda) of Climax and Jeffrey Wallace (Kendra) of Asheboro; grandchildren: Kayla, Logan and Grant Wallace and Zachary Caudle; sisters: Nina Phillips of Gaffney, S.C. and Linda Greenwood of Fountain Inn, S.C.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 49 years, Richard Dale Wallace, Senior; parents: Howard and Ovellia Hawkins; and brother-in-law: Kenneth Phillips.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, N.C. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Marcus Wall officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington.
Memorials may be made in Janett’s memory to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, N.C. 27203.
The family wished to send a special thank you to the staff at Alpine Health and Rehabilitation for their care and compassion for Janett over the years.