History of the Restoration Movement

Glenn L. Wallace


From Preachers Of Today Vol 1.

Brief Sketch On The Life Of Glenn L. Wallace

Glenn L. Wallace was born in Montague County, Texas June 2, 1907. He was married to Leola Duckworth. They had one child. He was baptized by E.S. Fitzgerald in 1923. He began his preaching career in Abilene, Texas in 1925.

He attended Abilene Christian College where he received his B.A. degree. He also attended Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.

Some of the churches he worked with through the years included the Emporia Ave. Church of Christ in Wichita, Kansas from 1931-1937; and in for a time in Springfield, Missouri. He then went to work with the Central church of Christ in Cleburne, Texas from 1937-1941; the Central Church of Christ in Los Angeles, California from 1941-1943.

The family moved back to Abilene in 1946 where he began working with the College church.

He was a regular contributor to the Christian Worker, the Gospel Advocate, and the Firm Foundation.

He did a great deal of evangelist work through the years working mostly in the mid-west states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas. He also did a six-month effort in the British Isles establishing and settling works there in progress.

He was from a family of at least eleven preacher, including two of his brothers who preached.

Glenn passed from this life on August 14, 1978. Leola followed September 8, 1994. They are buried together in the Abilene Municipal Cemetery near the graves of R.C. Bell and Jesse P. Sewell.

-Sources: Gleanings From Preachers of Today, Vol. 1, c. 1952, p.358,359

Directions To The Grave Of Glenn L. Wallace

Glenn L. Wallace is buried in Abilene, Texas in the City Cemetery. The Abilene Municipal Cemetery is located in Abilene, Texas. In Abilene, take I-20 to Exit 290, Hwy. 332. As you head south from the exit you will need immediately to turn right, heading west on E. North 10th Street. Head out about a mile and you will see cemeteries on your left and right after the Railroad crossing. Enter the main entrance to your right, then take the first right. Go to the second left. Then go past midway to the end of the road and begin looking in to your right a few rows. The Bell plot will be facing you. See Cemetery Map Here

GPS Coordinates
32°27'43.1"N 99°43'23.7"W
or D.d. 32.461983,-99.723250
Plot Location
Section Cedar Hill Block 113 Lot 3 Space 8

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