Wallace Singleton

Wallace Singleton

Wallace Singleton

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Wallace Singleton, 78, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Thursday, July 30, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center.

Wallace Singleton
Wallace Singleton

Wallace was born Oct. 8, 1936, in Crosby, Texas, the son of Edward and Octavia (Sonnier) Singleton. He was united in marriage to Thelma T. Boagni on July 13, 1965, in Houston, Texas. Wallace enlisted in the United States Air Force and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. His military career took the couple and their family all over the United States as well as Asia and Europe. They moved their family to Knob Noster in 1973 and his final assignment was at Whiteman Air Force Base. Wallace retired from the Air Force in 1976. He was an active member of Jesus Saves Pentecostal Church in Warrensburg. He was also active in little league, football and Boy Scouts in years past.
Survivors include two sons and two daughters, Herbie Singleton and wife, Pauline, of Knob Noster; JoAnna Singleton, of Knob Noster; Zerita Vansel and husband, Mark, of Sedalia, Missouri; and Titus Singleton and wife, Sarah, of Blue Springs, Missouri; three sisters, Anna Joseph, of Houston, Texas; Mary Kitchen, of Chandler, Arizona; and Nellie Menizee and husband, James, of San Francisco; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both parents; his wife, Thelma; three brothers, Edward Singleton Jr.; Preston Singleton and William Singleton; and two sisters, Helen Singleton and Agnes Singleton Ayers.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Jesus Saves Pentecostal Church in Warrensburg with the Rev. Morris Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Knob Noster Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will grandsons Michael A. Singleton, Titus A. Singleton, Joshua A. Singleton, W. Jerome Singleton, Isaiah A. Singleton and Titus R. Singleton. Honorary pallbearers will be Brad Goodwin, Dalton Mundy, Quincy Brown, Brian Padron, Travis Haak and Christopher Johnson.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, a subject that was near and dear to Wallace’s heart.
Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net.