Gayle Anne Jacobs Wallace, 66, of Lakewood, Colo., passed away at 6:15 Mountain Time Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Harmony Pointe Nursing Center. Gayle was born April 28, 1949, in Alton.
She attended St. Matthews Grade School and Marquette Catholic High School in Alton, graduating in 1967. Gayle was the daughter of Marvin Leo Jacobs and the late Anna Mae Jacobs. She married Steve Wallace, who preceded her in death.
In addition to her father, Gayle is survived by her daughter, Alicia Abbott; two granddaughters, Madison Phillips, 11, and Mica Abbott, 7, all of Denver; an aunt, Betty Hendricks of Alton; a sister and brother-in-law, Tracy and Richard Fleming of Lakeworth, Fla.; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Matt and Cara Jacobs of Alton and Brad and Cindy Jacobs of Godfrey. Gayle will also be missed by two special friends, Bobby Thompson and Jody Ralston-Jones of Lakewood, Colo.
Gayle will be cremated at Rose Lady Mortuary in Lakewood.