May 28, 2024

Della Jane Wallace, age 69 of Haysi, passed away peacefully Thursday, May, 23, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving husband of 35 years and her children. 

Born in Dickenson County, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Jane Stanley. She was of the Old Regular Baptist faith. She worked as a seamstress for 19 years at Clintwood Garment as well as volunteered at the Clintwood Food Bank for 22 years. She was an avid gardener who loved flowers, red roses being her favorite. She also loved spending time with all of her grandchildren. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, sister, and friend. 

Della is survived by her husband, Larry Wallace; daughter, Jane (AJ) Jones of El Dorado Hills, Ca., her son, Kevin (Stephanie) Wallace of Clintwood, and four grandchildren; McKenzie Viers, Gunner Jones, Raylynn Wallace, and Paisley Jones; her three sisters, Rilda White of Clintwood, Elizabeth Phipps of Clintwood, and Patricia Ashby of Abingdon; one brother, Kenneth Stanley of McClure, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Jane Stanley and her sister, Margaret Meade. 

Services to honor and celebrate the life of Della Jane Wallace were conducted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at Caney Fork Old Regular Baptist Church in McClure.  Visitation for family began at 5 p.m., friends were welcome at 6 p.m. with services starting at 7 p.m. Pastors Jerry Newsome, Steve Lyall, and Alfred Yates officiating. Graveside service will be conducted the following day at 1 p.m. on May 29, 2024 at Stanley Family Cemetery in McClure. The honor of pallbearers is bestowed upon her family and friends. 

Della will be profoundly missed, but her spirit will continue to guide and inspire all who were blessed to know her. Online condolences may be made at

Mullins Funeral Home and Staff are serving the Wallace family.