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May 31, 1942

Herald Democrat
Monday, February 19, 2007
P. A6

     Wallace Ellsworth Mynatt

Wallace Ellsworth Mynatt passed from this life February 17, 2007 at Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, Texas. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mullican-Little Funeral Home in Bells, Texas. The funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Bells Church of Christ in Bells, Texas with Charles Wren officiating. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery, Bells, Texas
Wallace was born near Gunter, Texas, September 9, 1920 to Jessie Herman Mynatt and Annis Moore Mynatt. Wallace was married to Edith Dotson on May 31, 1942 in Durant, OK. Wallace served in World War II with the U.S. Navy from August 1942 to November 1945 aboard the naval destroyer USS Case. Wallace's ship was involved in 8 major WWII sea battles in the Pacific theater.
Following his WWII service, Wallace attended Abilene Christian College, Abilene, Texas, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible in 1949. Wallace served the Lord as a minister in the Church of Christ for over 45 years. He served many Texas churches including Rio Vista, Runge, Waxahachie, Whitewright, Rocoe, San Benito, Wolfe City and Bells. Whiles ministering in Bells, Texas, Wallace also served as an elder in the church there. Wallace also did mission work in the Springfield, Massachusetts area from 1956 to 1959. During the time Wallace served the church in (information missing).
Wallace always enjoyed being active in the community where he lived. He was a member of the Whitewright Rotary Club, Wolfe City Kiwanis Club, a scout master in Whitewright for several years, president of the Whitewright PTA and member of the Webb Hill Country Club in Wolfe City.
After Wallace's retirement in 1996, Wallace and Edith continued to live and worship in Bells, Texas. Wallace and Edith relocated to the Dallas area in August of 2005.
Wallace is survived by his loving wife of over 64 years, Edith and son, Wallace Edward Mynatt of Commerce, Texas and son, Richard H. Mynatt and wife, Beth, of Garland, Texas. Other family members include three grandchildren, John Mynatt and wife, Donna, of Grand Prairie, TX, Kelly Mynatt of Commerce, TX and Jennifer Mynatt Bolin and husband, Jarrod, of Denton, TX. Wallace is also survived by his sister, Marshall Mynatt Terry of Dallas, Texas, a sister-in-law, Dollie Dotson Bates of Lompov, CA and two brothers-in-law, Bennie Dotson of Hillsboro, OH and Tommie Dotson of Whitewright, Texas. Other loved ones include several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wallace was preceded in death by his sister, Sally Mynatt Woodall, and husband Jake Woodall of Sherman, Texas; his sister Doris Mynatt Kramar and husband, Dr. Ed Kramar of Monroe, Louisiana; and his brother-in-law, Clifford Terry of Mesquite, Texas.
The family would like to thank the Department of Veterans Affairs health professionals in Bonham and Dallas, Texas for the care and support provided to Wallace over the years.

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