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Betty Ann Gaudet Wallace

February 4, 1932 — January 13, 2022

Betty Ann Gaudet Wallace, age 89 passed away peacefully January 13th, 2022 in her home of 54 years in Vidor, Texas. She was born February 4th, 1932 to Abel and Bertha Gaudet. She graduated from St. Anthony's in 1951. She met and married her life-long love Ben Wallace Jr. in September of 1952, who preceded her in death in December of 2013. Betty was a lady first and foremost, with a wonderful sense of humor. She was a successful business owner of "Ben's Alternator and Starter Service Inc." in Beaumont, Texas. Betty felt that her greatest achievement in life was raising eight beautiful children with morals and values and knowing God. She taught her children to be loving and understanding while also standing their ground if needed. She was loving to a fault. She wouldn't let anyone leave her house hungry or thirsty. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and shopping for others. She loved her whole family with all her heart. She enjoyed flowers and vegetable gardening on her land. She loved fishing, camping, and crabbing, anytime with whomever. She loved creatures of all kinds and had plenty. She never met a stranger and enjoyed giving loving advice if asked. She was loved and respected by all who knew her. Betty is survived by her daughter Valerie Williams of Vidor, Texas, her son Gary Wallace and wife Lupe of Woodville, Texas, her son Malcolm Wallace and wife Abbey of Vidor, Texas, her daughter Charlotte Williams and husband Sidney of Vidor, Texas, her daughter Theresa Jenkins and husband Dudley of Kountze, Texas, her daughter Mary Tigert and husband Jimmy of Vidor, Texas and son Bruce Wallace of Vidor, Texas, plus 39 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, and her many nephews and nieces. All of these she loved and touched deeply. She was preceded in death by her brothers Johnny Gaudet, Harold Gaudet, and Shirley Gaudet. Her sisters Alice Burns, Alma Burns, and Mary Heufelder, her son Carroll Wallace, grandson Allen Sherman and great grand daughter Tristan Dilley. Arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Please join us in Celebrating her life Saturday morning February 5th, 2022. Service to begin at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 1600 North Main, Vidor, Texas. In lieu of flowers please make donations to your local "No Kill animal Shelter". Immediately following mass lunch will be served in the parish hall along with a slide-show of her life. This will give anyone who wishes, the opportunity to share memories or stories with us.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Infant Jesus Catholic Church

Saturday, February 5, 2022

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

1600 North Main Street, Vidor, TX 77662


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