Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Wallace Bly Passing

Dr. Wallace Bly (07-02-2007)
Funeral services for Dr. Wallace Bly, age 78, of Grambling, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at Lewis Temple C.M.E. Church in Grambling.

Interment will follow in Grambling Memorial Gardens under the direction of King's Funeral Home in Ruston.

Dr. Bly was born March 3, 1929 and passed away June 27, 2007.
He was a member of Lewis Temple C.M.E. Church where he was an usher and steward.

Retired from Grambling State University after 24 years of employment as Associate Professor and Tennis Coach, he was a former Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in Physical Education at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas (2006).
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lucille Hunt Bly; children, Eska Roderick Bly of Grambling and Denise M. Bly-Lawrence of Marrero; granchildren, Kegan Waltrel Bly, Olivia Katherine Lawrence and Lucas Hunter Lawrence.

Pallbearers will be Grambling State University Tennis Team Members, 1976-1984.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Lamore J. Carter, Mr. Mack McLauren, Coach Robert Poe and Mr. Roy Gibson.