Jackie Wallace

Jackie Wallace, 76, of Amarillo, was called to his heavenly home on September 24, 2021 while surrounded by his family in Amarillo, Texas.

A Memorial celebration will be held on October 2, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Encounter Church Amarillo located at 200 Tascosa Rd, Amarillo, Texas, 79124.  Family will receive visitors directly following the celebration at 7200 Brookfield Dr., Amarillo, Texas 79124.  Arrangements are under the personal care of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services of Amarillo.

He was born on October 6, 1944 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Elton Wallace and Rose Lee Wallace.  He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend.  He loved his family immensely and if you were a friend, you were family.  

He was preceded in death by his Father, Elton Wallace; mother Rose Lee Bruton; brothers, Jerry Don Wallace, Danny Wallace and Jim Burnett.

Jackie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen; a sister, Betty Ann Mathis and husband Gary; two daughters, Debbie Jackson and husband Gary, and Wendy Slack and husband Landen, and close family friends, their “chosen-daughters,” Debora Smith and Alice Faye Watts; four grandsons, Dylan, and wife Lindsey, Lance, Shawn, and Bryan, and wife Jennifer;  three granddaughters, Angela, and husband Doug, Brittany, and Sharayah, and husband Harley; nine great-grandchildren, Kooper, Finley, Maylee, Kaden, Cole, Douglas Jr. and wife, Tally, Katlyn, Lacie, Zachary, and joining us soon, Rayley.  He is also survived by four great-great-grandchildren, Samuel, Cassia, Regan, and Zayla, as well as many cousins, nieces & nephews.


  1. Alice Watts

    DAD was one of the sweetest people to me and EVER dear to my life and my heart. I Loved the two of my parents dearly but they was my parents and sisters in Texas, Dad is with my mama and daddy in heaven now. I send my love always

  2. Teresa Compton

    Karen am so sorry for your loss, he was a great guy, may God be with you and your family in this difficult time

  3. Nancy Goodrich

    Karen, I just saw this today. I am so sorry for your loss. The most precious memories outside of the kindness your family enveloped around me was Jackie’s assistance in getting me safely to work especially in the ice and snow. My heart goes out to you and the girls/family in your time of grief. I still love you and hold you in my heart.

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