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Kathleen Ann Wallace passed away on April 4, 2019, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the age of 66.

Kathy was born on Sept.

13, 1952, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Juanita Jean Wallace (née McLemore) and Donald Ray Wallace (both deceased) and grew up in West Memphis.

She graduated from Marion High School in 1970 with top honors, and from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1974.

She is survived by her brothers, Matthew Wallace (Jackie) and Kenny McLemore (Karan); and a sister, Donna Williford (Judson). She also leaves four nephews, two nieces and their children.

Kathy resided for most of her life in Los Angeles, California, with stints in New York City and Naples, Florida, as well. She worked in the publishing, fashion, and finance industries, holding positions in the corporate offices of Omni magazine, Cole of California, Calvin Klein, and Oaktree Capital Management. She was passionate about cooking, and also enjoyed dance classes, catering, interior design, and sewing.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 2 p.m., at Crittenden Memorial Park, 2206 US Hwy. 64, in Marion, Arkansas.

Donations in Kathy’s honor can be made to Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas, or the American Cancer Society.

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