Wallace G. “Hoover” Stanfield, 83, of Savannah, died Saturday, Nov. 24.
He was born in the Cerro Gordo community of Hardin County on Oct. 13, 1929, the son of the late Joe and Irene Russell Stanfield. On June 27, 1958, he was united in marriage to Glenda White, who survives.
Mr. Stanfield retired from Brown Shoe Company after 32 years. He retired from the Savannah Police Department and he also worked for the Hardin County Sheriff Department. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Johnny Burns officiating. Burial followed in the New Harmony Cemetery at Savannah.
In addition to his wife, Glenda of Savannah, he is survived by one son, Rickey Stanfield of Pensacola, Fla.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Otis W. Stanfield of Jackson, Tenn.
He was also preceded in death by one son, James W. Stanfield; two brothers, Joe Stanfield Jr. and Bobby Jean Stanfield; and two sisters, Evelyn Shaw Berry and Louise Stanfield.