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Featured obituary: Mr. Lee Wallace Sr.

Lee Wallace Sr. was not only a man of God. He loved to sing and write gospel songs. Mr. Wallace wrote songs for and occasionally sang with groups such as Mighty Clouds of Joy, of which his brother Richard is a founding member. Other groups he worked with include Swanee Quartet, Slim and the Supreme Angels, Bill and Essie Moss, and the Celestials. "(He) liked to sing," said his wife, the Rev. Christine Wallace. "He was a singer as well as a writer, but he was renowned for writing. He was a great teacher of the word of God."