Ava Virginia Wallace, 93, died Feb. 9, 2010, at the Cushing Group Home in Cushing. She was born Feb. 9, 1917, in Friendship, a daughter of Charles Addison Wallace and Nellie Belle Wincapaw Wallace.

She was a graduate of Thomaston High School in the Class of 1934. She married Lowell Wallace in 1936. She raised her four children and was active in the family agriculture business.

She later waitressed at Moody’s Diner in Waldoboro from 1970 to 1986 until she retired. In retirement she enjoyed spending time at the family camp on South Pond in Warren. She also enjoyed traveling in Maine and Florida and going out to eat. Ava and Lowell spent many winters in Florida staying at the Whitehall Inn on Daytona Beach.

She was a member of the Waldoboro Baptist Church, Wiwurna Chapter O.E.S. and the Rebekah’s of Waldoboro. She was also an avid beano player.

She was predeceased by her husband, Lowell B. Wallace Sr.; her brother, Robert Wallace; and her sister, Annie Hutchins.

She is survived by her sons, Charles Wallace and his wife, Janet, of Sabattus and Lowell Wallace Jr. and his companion Debbie Knight of Waldoboro; her daughters, Anne Knott of Damariscotta and Jean Fales and her husband, Rusty, of Warren; her brothers, Douglas Wallace of Waldoboro and Harlan Wallace and his wife, Nancy, of Friendship; her sister, Evelyn Winchenbach of Augusta; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Feb. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro. The funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro followed by a reception at the Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sweetland Cemetery in Waldoboro.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Ava’s memory to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 7, Edgecomb, ME 04556.

Arrangements are with the Hall Funeral Home in Waldoboro.