Walllin, Billy Wayne, Sr. (Ringgold)

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Billy Wayne Wallin Sr., 79, of Ringgold, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018. A resident of the North Georgia area for the past 68 years, he was a retired employee of Beaulieu of America and a member of Lakeshore Park Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Edith Wright Wallin; parents, Bradford Harrison and Lula Mae McGinnis Wallin; three brothers, Alvin Wallin, Eugene Wallin and Mackie Rawls; and three sisters, Claire Edgeman, Shirley Wallin and Mary Wallin.

He is survived by two children, Tennie Elaine (James) Helmes, of Ringgold and Billy (Joyce) Wayne Wallin, Jr., of Tunnel Hill; sister, Martha Hixson, of Ringgold; five grandchildren, Whitney Brynn Howard, Abbie Elaine Helmes, Carlie Wallin, Piper Wallin and Deliha Wallin; three step-grandchildren, Cassie Helmes Blansit, Jessica Helmes and Alexis Helmes Parker; three great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Dennis Chasteen officiating. Interment will follow at Gordy Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., Thursday from noon-8 p.m. and Friday until funeral time at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold.

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