Westminster - Barbara L. Wallace, 63, of Lower Trail Road in Westminster, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, July 12, 2017 in the emergency room at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Barbara was born in Richmond, Virginia on February 14, 1955, the daughter of Edward and Grace (Trainum) Grant. She was raised and educated in the Conway, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts area and was a graduate of Mohawk Regional High School.
She had been employed as a sales associate at the Hinsdale Walmart and at the former Ames Department Store in Brattleboro. She also worked as a waitress for several years at Friendly’s Restaurant on Putney Road.
Of her leisure time activities, she enjoyed scrapbooking, sewing, making jewelry and time shared with her family. She also loved cats and small animals.
Barbara was first married to Richard Parsons and later married David Wallace who survives.
Besides her husband of Westminster she leaves one son, Richard A. Parsons of Vernon, one daughter, Kimberly Gassett of Hinsdale, a step-daughter, Laura Wallace of Jaffrey, NH, three sisters and one brother.
Additionally she leaves seven grandchildren, one great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a granddaughter Jennifer Ann Gassett and a step-daughter Deborah Wallace.
Graveside committal services in Dummerston Center Cemetery will conducted on Sunday, July 23’rd at 1:00 PM with a reception to follow at the Evening Star Grange in Dummerston Center.
Memorial contributions in Barbara’s name may be made to, Windham County Humane Society, PO Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.
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